Tag Archives: Reality

Shaw and the Play of Ideas

Shaw And The Play of Ideas By Robert F Whitman, 1977 Shaw’s hostility to Capitalism as the source of most of civilized man’s economic, social and moral ills, is both well known and persuasive throughout his writing….And war in general … Continue reading

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Pieces of Light

Pieces of Light Pieces of Light: How the Science of Memory Illuminates the Stories We Tell About Our Pasts by Charles Fennyhough came out in 2012.  Can you remember the first time you did something? Not all of us do … Continue reading

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After Ecstasy, The Laundry

After Ecstasy, The Laundry After Ecstasy, the Laundry: How the Heart Grows Wise on the Spiritual Path was written by Jack Kornfield and it came out in 2000.  Drawing on the experiences and insights of leaders and practitioners within the … Continue reading

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The Divided Self

The Divided Self  The Divided Self by R.D. Laing came out in 1960.  What was his message? His message was that maybe mad people are not as ‘mad’ as they seem; maybe they are just ‘divided selves’. Whilst simple, this … Continue reading

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Can Love Last?

  Can Love Last? Can Love Last: the Fate of Romance over Time by Stephen A Mitchell came out in 2002. I read it in 2011.  This book is all about romance and its degradation.  Romance is closer to falling … Continue reading

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Parallel Worlds

Parallel Worlds Parallel Worlds by Michio Kaku came out in 2005.  In his preface his discusses everything from Galileo Galilee to Copernicus to Kepler to Newton to Hubble to Einstein and beyond. Then Kaku begins at the beginning, literally.  He … Continue reading

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Decoding Reality

September 17, 2010 In Decoding Reality, Vlatko Vedral discusses how our reality is based on how we process information.  He acknowledges that sociology, economics, biology, thermodynamics, Quantum Physics, computer science and philosophy all play a role.  Vlatko Vedral uses the … Continue reading

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