Movement – a depth philosophy
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Movement – a depth philosophy

There is nothing more fundamental than movement Everything in the universe moves. Galaxies rotate in the curvatures of space-time. Stars, planets and moons spin within them. A cosmological dance of relationships births life in all its fleeting forms, in our changing planet Earth and probably others. We know our inner heart movements as joy or…

A Science of Values
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A Science of Values

The old science made comparisons and measurements What’s important to you, and what’s important to others, shapes the world. But never exactly how you want it, or when you want it; and others may seem to have more influence than you, or more control. It takes time to shape the world, and that is where…

Intelligence – artificial, Universal, personal
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Intelligence – artificial, Universal, personal

Do you think people should slow the pace of developing artificial intelligence? Lots of leading scientists do. You will have your own opinion too, even by saying, “I don’t know.” That fact of diverse views, however, IS INTELLIGENCE. It is human, personal intelligence. The fact of communicating movement between diverse outlooks (and for humans that…

The human limbic brain is NOT reptilian… It is our human social heart

The human limbic brain is NOT reptilian… It is our human social heart

Prince William and Kate have delightfully announced that they are going to use an ‘emotion coaching’ style of upbringing for their children. They are picking up on John Gottman’s description of mutual responsiveness, which he contrasts with three other relational attitudes towards emotional expression – disapproving, dismissing, or laissez-faire. Brilliant. I hope the royals will…

Emotions ‘in the now’

Emotions ‘in the now’

Feelings of illness and fatigue are not the same as the physical disease process. The disease is physical; the feelings are our information about the disease. Likewise, feelings of emotion are information about our physical emotions. Why is this an important distinction? As a medic, I understand emotions as preparation states of a person’s physical…

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