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[The] stone is the lowest degree of phenomena, but nevertheless within it a power of attraction is manifest without which the stone could not exist. This power of attraction in the mineral world is...
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The idea that we are edging up to a mass extinction is not just wrong – it’s a recipe for panic and paralysis
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Cate Blanchett is on a roll, winning multiple prizes of late, and she’s been nominated for an Oscar too. But she’s been doing something even more impressive than looking stylish and getting tearful on the winner’s podium. She’s been taking her son Roman, 9, along to the ceremonies. At the
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It took a lot of fossil fuels to forge our industrial world. Now they're almost gone. Could we do it again without them?
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It helped that he had a net and some food he had packed, which he rationed.
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A beautiful, meditative, thought-provoking video. Well worth watching!
Is ‘rewilding’ the future of nature? In a reserve in the Netherlands, all life is subject to ancient ecological rhythms
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 Just as there is a fundamental difference between divine Revelation itself and the understanding that believers have of it, so also there is a basic distinction between scientific fact and reasoni...
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Roger Angel is one of the world's most brilliant and audacious engineers. Could he design the next energy revolution?
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This is the most outrageous scam on the part of the DVLA. The regulations must be revised and there surely needs to be a route through which car owners can appeal the arbitrary decisions of the DVLA.
The paper disc on the windscreen may have vanished, but now a change of ownership can mean being clamped and towed – and money for the DVLA
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Next time you sip a humble glass of H2O, consider this: The story of water connects each of us to processes that shape our universe.
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Retired - but busy
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Writing, building inter-faith relations, developing multi-faith organizations and projects, chairing non-profit organisations, advocating for the role of religion in the public realm, and engaging in the discourses of society through effective writing and blogging
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John Barnabas Leith
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‘The being of a person is never completed, final... The choice is made moment by moment. There is no standing still.’ (Abraham Joshua Heschel)
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Honoured with an OBE (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) in the Queen's Birthday Honours List, 2011
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Hertfordshire, south east England
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South west England - Shetland - Dover - Abingdon
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Consciousness (2/2): a no-brainer?
phulme.wordpress.com

[The] stone is the lowest degree of phenomena, but nevertheless within it a power of attraction is manifest without which the stone could no

Winter
aeon.co

Is ‘rewilding’ the future of nature? In a reserve in the Netherlands, all life is subject to ancient ecological rhythms

We are not edging up to a mass extinction – Stewart Brand – Aeon
aeon.co

The idea that we are edging up to a mass extinction is not just wrong – it’s a recipe for panic and paralysis

Book Review (1/3): 'Faith, Physics & Psychology' - the Carte...
phulme.wordpress.com

Just as there is a fundamental difference between divine Revelation itself and the understanding that believers have of it, so also there is

On Children and Power
www.thebookoflife.org

Cate Blanchett is on a roll, winning multiple prizes of late, and she’s been nominated for an Oscar too. But she’s been doing something even

Imprisonment and Desecration of Cemeteries Were the Share of Baha’is in ...
iranpresswatch.org

Source: www.radiozamaneh.com. Translation by Iran Press Watch. 23rd March 2015. By: Kiyan Sabeti. Within the last few years, persecution and

An astronomer’s vision for an energy revolution – Lee Billings – Aeon
aeon.co

Roger Angel is one of the world's most brilliant and audacious engineers. Could he design the next energy revolution?

Building the Images of Imprisoned Bahai’s with Millions of Lego Pieces b...
iranpresswatch.org

Charged with espionage for Israel, insulting religious sanctities, and spreading propaganda against the system. Rezaie is a member of the Ya

Can civilisation reboot without fossil fuels? – Lewis Dartnell – Aeon
aeon.co

It took a lot of fossil fuels to forge our industrial world. Now they're almost gone. Could we do it again without them?

Tax disc loophole leaves angry drivers facing massive fines | Money | Th...
www.theguardian.com

The paper disc on the windscreen may have vanished, but now a change of ownership can mean being clamped and towed – and money for the DVLA

Shipwrecked sailor says he survived 66 days at sea with a lot of prayers...
www.washingtonpost.com

It helped that he had a net and some food he had packed, which he rationed.

The Solar System and Beyond is Awash in Water
www.jpl.nasa.gov

Next time you sip a humble glass of H2O, consider this: The story of water connects each of us to processes that shape our universe.

Humanity is our Business (5/5): (a) The Plight of Children
phulme.wordpress.com

Our children . . . . should not be left to drift in a world so laden with moral dangers. In the current state of society, children face a cr

Why our politics needs to be more spiritual | Prospect Magazine
www.prospectmagazine.co.uk

The prevailing popular mood is one of unreflective spiritual confusion. Modern news stories are awash with religious references, but the com

Heartfelt Notes from Rajai Shahr Prison in Karaj - Iran Press Watch
iranpresswatch.org

Source: fa.cfppiran.com. By Vahid Tizfahm (1). 11078023_810853155669410_79835062069407380_n. Tribulations, yes! Hatred – never! Perseverance

from Nietzsche
www.writersmugs.com

He who fights with monsters might take care lest he thereby become a monster. And if you gaze for long into an abyss, the abyss gazes also i

The Science of Near-Death Experiences
www.theatlantic.com

Empirically investigating brushes with the afterlife

The future of loneliness | Olivia Laing | Society | The Guardian
www.theguardian.com

The long read: As we moved our lives online, the internet promised an end to isolation. But can we find real intimacy amid shifting identiti

Relearning the Art of Asking Questions
hbr.org

Focus on the problem you’re trying to solve.

Changes of Mind - a review (3b/3): . . . close to the top
phulme.wordpress.com

I recently embarked on sequences of new posts which examine a number of ideas from books I have recently read. These ideas relate to where o

I was taken there by a friend for lunch with him, his daughter and two grandchildren. Food and service were both excellent and it was a nice relaxed place to have a meal and a conversation.
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