‘The largest funeral ever witnessed in Kilsyth’

Last week, in the very early hours of Sunday morning, I went for a walk in Garrel Glen. I then followed the “Tak ma doon Road” to Kilsyth. There, wandering … Continue reading ‘The largest funeral ever witnessed in Kilsyth’

Tak ma doon Road

In that moment.

In that moment

Yesterday, I walked up nearby Garrel glen. I was looking for rock carvings but did not find them. So I followed the “Tak ma doon Road” to Kilsyth. It was … Continue reading In that moment

Hybernaculum

Risk to make nonsense

This is my two-fingers up to the ever-increasing pathologisation of life:

the literature and the science

I have always found the idea of “two cultures” as incredibly silly. We should not need bridges to unite the arts and the sciences. Hole Ousia is an indescribable somewhere … Continue reading the literature and the science

‘A trillion cognitive handshakes’

“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

the stand-alone brain

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

“that fast acting solvent of critical faculties”

Raymond Tallis begins Chapter 3 of his book ‘Aping Mankind’: “Neuro-talk is often accompanied by a picture of a brain scan, that fast acting solvent of critical faculties.”