I enjoy listening to radio 4. It has become a most enjoyable habit as I get older: going to bed and listening to the world presented in full variety. 369 more words
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A Scottish citizen, over the age of 65 years, recently wrote to a Parliamentarian with concerns about mandatory cognitive screening in Scotland’s acute hospitals.
Following this a helpful letter was received from the former Cabinet Minister for Health and Wellbeing, Alex Neil. 508 more words
by Massimo Pigliucci
As a practicing scientist I have always assumed that there is one thing, one type of activity, we call science. More importantly, though I am a biologist, I automatically accepted the physicists’ idea that — in principle at the least — everything boils down to physics, that it makes perfect sense to go after a “theory of everything.” 2,990 more words
From the roots of philosophy comes the question that resounds above almost every other question. It is a question that has vast implications on how we live our lives, and how we look at ourselves. 3,199 more words