Tag Archives: Philosophy

Colombia calling

Ahead of emigrating to Colombia I have been channeling my energy into understanding the history and current climate of the complex country. Two recent films to emerge out of Colombia that have aided my research are Chocolate of Peace by Gwen Burnyeat and … Continue reading

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James Lovelock

James Lovelock James Lovelock is described as an independent scientist, environmentalist and futurist. He proposed the Gaia theory – the idea that Earth functions as a self-regulating system, as a living organism does. Everything on (and to the very core … Continue reading

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Paul Virilio

Paul Virillo A passage from Open Sky; The Perspective of Real Time “Now Let us return to the probable source of this ignorance about public rhythmics, the pace of public life. On a constricted planet that is becoming just one … Continue reading

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Spike Lee – When the Levees Broke

When the Levees Broke by Spike Lee I urge everyone to watch this four part documentary film for a raw portrayal of humanity in modern society. Spike Lee covers the disastrous series of events that devastated the city of New … Continue reading

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Iain Banks

Image from the Guardian Best quote: “The Universe says simply, but with every possible complication, ‘Existence’ and it neither pressures us nor draws us out, except as we allow. It all boils down to nothing, and where we have the … Continue reading

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Tim Key

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Jacque Fresco

Future By Design Jacque Fresco is a self taught social engineer and futurist – who is top of my list of people I would like to meet. From his base in Florida he runs a site and visionary organisation called … Continue reading

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