(originally published on 20/04/2013) – People often get asked if they are religious or not. In response to this question I sometimes say I’m a Taoist, sometimes an agnostic and sometimes I say ‘no’ or something else. So which of those is the right answer? In fact, before that, just what is my name? To you I’m […]Read more "On the Metaphorical Nature of Communication and how it Can Liberate"
(originally published on 18/04/2013) One of the prevailing theories among scientists in this age is that when we get to the end of time the whole thing will just turn around and go back to where it came from. Now I’ve done a few things wrong, so I’d like us to think more deeply about […]Read more "A Jaunt Backwards through Time"
(originally published on 09/04/2013) I am one of the many who want to say something in light of the death of Margaret Thatcher. But it’s not particularly her death, or even her life that I want to talk about. Her death and the subsequent outflow of articles, documentaries and opinions – some of which I […]Read more "Burying Thatcher, Burying Thatcherism"