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Video: On consciousness.

You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean in a drop. Rumi I don’t know much about Peter Russell. I have not read any of his books but his bio states that he is an author who initially studied mathematics and theoretical physics at Cambridge University (UK), before changing his […]

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Heroes.

Every society needs heroes. And every society has them. The reason we don’t often see them is because we don’t bother to look. There are two kinds of heroes. Heroes who shine in the face of great adversity, who perform an amazing feat in a difficult situation. And heroes who live among us, who do […]

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Horror in Idlib

Let’s take a sobering break from my usual sorts of posts. This picture was taken during the week in Ariha, a rural area of Idlib province in Syria. Airstrikes by the Syrian government and Russian forces have intensified this week resulting in many civilian deaths. The number of children killed in Idlib in the last […]