‘We have moved on’ said doctor Knows Best: didn’t you notice? Today we have targets, tooled by incentive, and our patients are our numbered ‘partners’. Betjeman has been realised not … Continue reading Dr Knows Best
“What we are today comes from our thoughts of yesterday, and our present thoughts build our life of tomorrow: our life is the creation of the mind.” Anonymous, The Dhammapada
Raymond Tallis has described ‘Neuromania’ as attempting to“pack what has grown out of, and beyond, so many brains over so many millennia back into the stand-alone brain examined in the … Continue reading ‘Neuromania’
The following quote from page 92 of ‘Aping Mankind’ by Raymond Tallis was about ‘stand-alone brain’ research. I was reminded of this in coming across a recent “Brain Camp” where … Continue reading the stand-alone brain
What would you write on the “Free Expression Wall”? At the time that I found this wall, outside Edinburgh’s Student Union, it was blank.
A friend of mine recently told me that the road signs used throughout Great Britain were devised by a partnership between Richard Kinneir and Margaret Calvert. Their system has become a … Continue reading Special partnerships