A World Made of Stories?: Wednesday February 16, 2011
“The universe is made of stories, not atoms”: discuss…Tags: david loy, meditation, stories
The Myth of Re-enchantment: Wednesday December 15, 2010
Enchantment, disenchantment and the mind’s spinning of stories.Tags: consciousness, disenchantment, myth, stories
Judgement and Experience: Saturday August 21, 2010
Testing judgements against the fine-grain of experience.Tags: china, ethics, foucault, judgement, meditation, stories
Ethics is like navigation... stories are like the sea.: Friday November 27, 2009
Thoughts on storytelling and ethics.Tags: ethics, finding our sea-legs, kierkegaard, philosophy, stories
The Weaving and the Unweaving: Monday August 31, 2009
Telling stories about telling stories.Tags: consciousness, dennett, derrida, ethics, finding our sea-legs, stories
Settling: Monday August 3, 2009
The books are sorted, the cat is asleep on his beanbag, and I’m back to my meditation cushions.Tags: meditation, stories
Clamour, and the Love of the World: Monday June 22, 2009
Religion, science and the clamour of the world.Tags: biophilia, lucretius, philosophy, science, stories
The Wisdom of the Ancients?: Friday May 29, 2009
Golden ages, and the magnificence of the past.Tags: buddhism, ethics, stories, vinaya, walter benjamin
Get Real...: Friday May 15, 2009
Some thoughts on tragic storytelling.Tags: ethics, hermeneutics, stories
A Problem with Bandwidth: Friday February 20, 2009
A few late-night thoughts on consciousnessTags: consciousness, philosophy, stories
Lies in Which not Everything is False: Wednesday September 10, 2008
Stories – they are nothing but a pack of lies.Tags: heart sutra, journey to the west, kant, literature, stories
Self Evident Experience?: Friday February 23, 2007
What’s going on… and what we think is going on…Tags: buddhism, experience, nagarjuna, rosenzweig, self, stories, susan blackmore, tintin
Life Without Free Will: Friday September 1, 2006
The lights are on, but there’s nobody at home…Tags: buddhism, free will, meditation, neuroscience, stories, susan blackmore
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