Can be

EVIDENCE BASED MEDICINE can be both evidence and medicine if it includes: s u b j e c t i v i t y – there is no view from … Continue reading Can be

S Y M B O L I C

‘Real science’, it is said, should be based on what science considers credible. This is one of the ‘Rules of Science’, and is necessary if we are to quantify understanding. … Continue reading S Y M B O L I C

‘So great was the noise during the day’

It has been five years since I last took part on Twitter. Whilst social media has so much to offer, I recall that I struggled with so much ‘noise’. I … Continue reading ‘So great was the noise during the day’

Outside the circle of listeners

The Temple

W. G. Sebald in ‘The Rings of Saturn’ gives a wonderful account of Thomas Abrams of Chestnut Tree Farm, East Anglia. Thomas Abrams, a farmer, lived in an ancient moated … Continue reading The Temple

Orwell’s proposed Preface to Animal Farm

an edit by Peter:

‘Animal Farm’

A few selected passages:

‘Responses’ revisited

Over six years ago I made a film called “Responses” based on a post that I had written [see below]. In Revisiting “Responses” I would love to hear any response … Continue reading ‘Responses’ revisited

Hints

I would suggest that these hints matter today as much as any time in history:

flight of ideas

“Flight of ideas” is a term considered by psychiatry to represent “pathology”. It is included in International diagnostic criteria for major mental illness. For many years now I have collected … Continue reading flight of ideas