The Moral Case for Social Distancing and its Economic Costs.

Hi everyone - I'll get back to the promised series of posts soon!  But this is too important to wait... My PhD thesis was concerned with moral (and to a lesser extent) religious thought, and its effect on our decision making. Especially as decisions between what we want now, and what we might want later … Continue reading The Moral Case for Social Distancing and its Economic Costs.

Hunger.

'Almost all neuroses begins as an alternative to legitimate suffering' - Carl Jung Hunger. We have a complicated relationship with it. This week a couple of my colleagues and I are taking part in the Ration Challenge. I'm two days into a week of eating plain rice gruel, a few beans, no coffee. Later in … Continue reading Hunger.

What is distraction for?…mind the gap!

Apparently it's a modern epidemic, destroying our economic, physical, academic and spiritual potential. It pours out of our phones, Stan, Netfilx, Cable, Playstations, Xboxes, IPads, IPods, Radios, and Apple Watches. It comes at us 24 hours a day, ruining our lives and, (so I'm told) we're powerless to defend ourselves. Distraction. The latin root of … Continue reading What is distraction for?…mind the gap!