Thought for the Week – subjunctive mood

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I came across a recommendation by Richard Sennett which took me by surprise – he suggests that we need to learn or relearn the art [Read More]

Thought for the Week – The non-human world.

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People deal with difficult times in very different ways. Oliver Sacks, the well known physician, best-selling author, and professor of neurology, died last year. He [Read More]

Thought for the Week – Empathy

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An interesting experiment was carried out by Tania Singer at the Max Planck Institute on empathy. They exposed people to various tactile surfaces – they [Read More]

Thought for the Week – Life is difficult

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Scott Peck begins his book, The Road Less Travelled, with the line, ‘Life is difficult’. No one would dispute this fact. Suffering in some form, [Read More]

Thought for the Week – The Clink

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Last week I met Nick in Brixton Prison. We were there for different reasons. He is doing time. I was there to have lunch in [Read More]

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Thought for the Week – The Trinity

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The feast of the Holy Trinity which was celebrated on Sunday is a difficult one- three persons existing in one God. And it is not [Read More]