Guy Kett presented “Reactive Attachment Disorder”. This was clearly a heartfelt and personal issue concerning his family. Academically, from the stance of my experience as a Registrar in Psychiatry in 1971 I do not regard this as a pathological diagnosis, but rather as a variation of behavioural disorder. Vera Hopkins (retired Consultant Psychologist) was present and searching in her questions’
This talk will explore aspects of the emerging 21st century paradigm of a dynamic self-creating universe. Viewing the cosmos as a living organism with inter-related parts gives new meaning to the Hermetic axiom ‘as above so below’. Phoebe proposes that the cosmology of the physicists be extended to include the inner level of reality – the cosmic mind and psyche – arguing that the systems science model of nested hierarchies , when applied to mind, suggests that purpose and meaning in the cosmos could flow top-down from the mind of the whole, which puts subjects like astrology on a new footing.