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Book Review (5/8): Levels of Consciousness (b) - 'The Empathic Civilisation'

Given my recent sequence of posts on global warming it seemed timely to republish this sequence.

In the previous post we got as far as a general sense of Rifkin’s model of human progress towards what he hopefully terms our best destination of ‘biosphere consciousness.’ Now I want to turn to his examination of the possible costs of this – its dark side, if you like. 2,590 more words

Bahá'í Faith

Illness and Awakening - The Deepest Acceptance

I lived with major chronic illness for over 10 years.
Fifteen years later I am immensely grateful to the experience.
It played a huge part in my coming to consciousness. 766 more words


Structure, agency and the micro-macro divide

Chris Dillow, Marxist economics writer for the Investors Chronicle, blogs regularly on all sorts of topics at Stumbling and Mumbling. A recent post of his discusses structure versus agency and the neglect of systemic analysis in economics. 1,221 more words


Separateness and Wholeness

The two are seemingly opposite but one is an illusion, the other Truth.

We speak of our bodies as having separate parts but we are one whole unit. 194 more words


the journey begins.

Holistic Living. ‘What is it?’ you ask? What isn’t it!?

Philosophically, good old Google defines it as ‘the theory that parts of a whole are in intimate interconnection, such that they cannot exist independently of the whole, or cannot be understood without reference to the whole, which is thus regarded as greater than the sum of its parts. 474 more words


COLONOSCOPY Results - COLITIS HAS GONE! - Healed Naturally

OK friends, I am very overdue with a blog post, so here goes.

The truth is I am considering winding up my holistic stuff, both here on WordPress and my Facebook page. 851 more words