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Seascapes: Shaped by the Sea

I am delighted to have received my copy of Seascapes: Shaped by the Sea, a book edited by Mike Brown and Barbara Humberstone exploring ‘different perspectives of being with the sea’, in which I have a chapter. 605 more words

One Step Forward, Two Steps Back - Mental Illness Treatment Over the Past 150+ Years - Part II

By Dr David Laing Dawson

In the spring of 1969 a new psychiatric facility was opened on the campus of the University of British Columbia, the first component of a full service teaching hospital. 596 more words

How we think and the way things are...

Our customary perception tells us that we live in a world made up of separate things. We have been trained to see reality as a collection of objects. 453 more words

"The Web of Life" By F. Capra

In his book, The web of life, Fritoj Capra provides a synthesis of ideas to present a new understanding of life both in the biological and philosophical sense. 2,068 more words


Quote of the Day

As I see it, the advances in scientific thought come from a combination of loose and strict thinking, and this combination is the most precious tool of science.

Gregory Bateson

Quote Of The Day

Bateson - Mind and Nature: A Necessary Unity

pg 8 alt title “the pattern which connects”

“why do schools teach nothing of the pattern which connects?”

pg 9  – Never quantities, always shapes, forms, and relations.