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.”

‘the essence of good clinical decision-making’

In his talk ‘The mystery and paradox of scientific medicine‘ Raymond Tallis remarked:

My notebook will be better than a doctor

Filmed on the bridge of Advie, the bridge of Abernethy, the brig o’ Boat and the Logierait Viaduct. Thanks to Yann Martel, E M Forster, T S Eliot, O G … Continue reading My notebook will be better than a doctor

Behind the graph lie a million stories

This film is for Raymond Tallis, Eric Matthews and Patrick Geddes. This is a short film that considers the so-called “two culture” divide between the Arts and the Sciences. The … Continue reading Behind the graph lie a million stories