How easy it is for people to lose touch with reality

Do we really experience reality? Think about it. Where does our personal concept of reality really exist? We think that we are in touch with our surroundings through our senses. That is of course true — up to a point. Without minds that have been honed by years of experience turning nerve and neural signals […]

Abortion is really a simple issue if you take the ‘soul’ out of the debate

Nobody who rests comfily within the bed of Establishment thinking seems to want to take a position on the debate around abortion. The highest profile players in this arena include New York-based Center for Reproductive Rights playing forward striker for the Forces of Ethical Thinking and on the other side is the 2,000-year-old bedrock of, […]

A ‘story’ where none exists

The human brain is a wondrous instrument. It starts out as a blank data processing device that is wired to five data collection channels — our senses. From the minute we are born, our senses kick into operation, collecting information about our environment and feeding it to the brain. One can’t really imagine what it […]