Paradoxes of Wilber’s Appreciation of the Trump Challenge by Anthony Judge

Introduction Few with a philosophical or psychological inclination have as yet commented extensively on the significance of the election of Donald Trump. The insights of George Lakoff are a valuable exception (Understanding Trump, 23 July 2016), although he holds the view that Trump won by somehow breaking the current rules of the American electoral system […]

Differences found between GMO and non-GMO corn

Differences found between GMO and non-GMO corn

A recent article published by Sustainable Food Trust on 22 December 2016 in Farming, points out significant compositional changes between non-GMO corn, and Roundup-resistant GMO corn. The study was led by Dr Michael Antoniou at King’s College London. The report states, In-depth analysis of types of proteins (“proteomics”) and small biochemical molecules (“metabolomics”) revealed major compositional differences between NK603 and its non-GMO […]

HRH Prince of Wales Address to the Going Beyond Medicine Conference

The theme was ‘Going Beyond Medicine’ and the programme focused on different ways of improving health and wellbeing from self-management, social prescribing, complementary therapies to innovate digital ideas to put patients at the heart of sustainable care. HRH Prince of Wales addressed the conference in a seven minute film, in a talk that ranged from […]

Making it Darker

Making it Darker

Vera de Chalambert, spiritual storyteller and Harvard-educated scholar of comparative religion offers a unique view of the recent US Presidential Election. Donald Trump’s election cannot be explained by politics alone. It involved the awakening of the archetype of Kali, the Dark Mother, destroyer of illusions. Last year, Kali, the Hindu Goddess of death, destruction and resurrection, […]

Digital Dementia

Digital Dementia

How does digital technology change the way the brain works? Is digital technology making us smarter? Do children learn faster using computers? Neuroscientist and philosopher, Manfred Spitzer, argues in this TV interview that digital technology is dangerous to the developing brain, and should be banned in education. It can cause addictive behaviour, interferes with knowledge […]

The Self Does Not Die: 104 Cases of Verified Paranormal Phenomena from Near-Death Experiences

The Self Does Not Die: 104 Cases of Verified Paranormal Phenomena from Near-Death Experiences

The Self Does Not Die: 104 Cases of Verified Paranormal Phenomena from Near-Death Experiences — Rudolf Smit, 2016 IANDS Conference Claims of paranormal phenomena/experiences during Near-Death Experiences are not just purely subjective. There are cases of NDE in which a third party (partner, relative, friend or medical professional) directly confirms these claims, rather than only […]