Monthly Archives: June 2011

Painting with the Spirit

I started painting late in life, because my first experiences, with horrible primary colours and dried up sticks for brushes, cheap grey sheets of paper, and barely 45 minutes to try and get something done in class showed me the … Continue reading

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Exams, Alzeheimer’s and Parkinsons

I read today that Michael Gove, the Edcuation Secretary, thinks that GCSEs are “not stretching enough” and need to be made tougher.  It might be better if he took the education system to pieces, and threw most of it away. … Continue reading

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Materialism Damages Mirror Neuron Activity

People with an upper socioeconomic status or background tend to be less engaged in conversations. In a Berkeley study where two participants were filmed while having a conversation, the participants of the higher socioeconomic status or background displayed more disengagement … Continue reading

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Scientific Proof of God! Why not?

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Although atheists ridicule the idea of God on the basis of a lack of scientific evidence – immediately producing a triumpant book to celebrate – it would be helpful to know the nature of the proof they were expecting.  An … Continue reading

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Re-Creation

I don’t want to more effectively target my audience, increase my marketing potential, clarify my aspirations, attend a new webinar on corporate risk management, drive more traffic to my site, deliver measurable results, build a better wealth portfolio with US … Continue reading

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CERN, the Pope, and bitter atheism

In yesterday’s Telegraph, Louise Gray reported that Rolf Heuer, the director general of CERN, has had a ‘private audience’ with the Pope to discuss his experiments to find the ‘God particle’. The particle physicist also refuted claims that religious orders … Continue reading

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The Mysticism of Michelangelo

The above is my inexpert copy of the Libyan Sibyl, a late-stage part of the Sistine Chapel ceiling, probably the best known work of the Italian Renaissance artist Michelagnolo Buonarotti. or Michelangelo.  I designed a lime plaster which I tests … Continue reading

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