Monthly Archives: May 2016

SHEEP – Sheep have devoured the people

If firstly, we glance around us, and then secondly into history, we’ll not escape the problems of sheep.  As far back as the Reformation, as Thomas More accurately said, sheep devoured the people. Today, environmental subsidy schemes and national parks … Continue reading

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Trickle Down Began with Coal – It’s Time for Trickle-Up

If we imagine a return to the ordinary flow of history, then we’ll have the little people creating the culture by growing food, building houses, baking bread, building ships, mastering the fiddle, painting pictures, reciting epic poems… We’ll have power … Continue reading

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We Need a Better Moral Philosophy

If subsequent footsteps are abstractions, then why be afraid of the very small, but real first step?  Of all our footsteps, both past and future only one is real.  The projection of a massive journey ahead will always be a … Continue reading

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Feeding the Beast

Feeding the monster by improving its diet and behaviour with, let’s say, organic and fair trade produce and by putting solar panels on its lair, maintains and prolongs the life of the monster.  The beast is delighted by our attention … Continue reading

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Finding Hope

I’m suddenly without hope.  Until now, I’ve kept a flame.  Time slides past towards the end of settled human cultures.  It seems as we sit by the river, that it flows through seasons properly, but nevertheless chaos accelerates and normal … Continue reading

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