A tale of two brains

A very funny presentation about the male and female brain by Mark Gungor. Men’s brains are unique. They are made up of little boxes.  A box for everything. We’ve got a box for the car, a box for the money, a box for the job. And the rule is the boxes don’t touch. When a … Continue reading A tale of two brains

Criticise them – But how to do so safely?

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Yes it can happen. No one likes their faults to be pointed out and some with thin skins see criticism as a personal attack. They get shirty, defensive or bite back. You probably would think twice before taking the risk of saying what you really think to them. Yet keeping quiet means not doing anything about the problem.

Poem: An Essay on Man

An Essay on Man is a poem published by Alexander Pope in 1734. It is a rationalistic effort to use philosophy in order to “vindicate the ways of God to man” (l.16), a variation of John Milton’s claim in the opening lines of Paradise Lost, that he will “justify the ways of God to men” … Continue reading Poem: An Essay on Man

Baby sleep problem – How to solve?

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Can’t it be unbearable if your eight month old baby repeatedly wakes up at night? You get tired and stressed and the relationship with your partner suffers. Unfortunately for the child, sleep problems that began in infancy can persist for many years. So it is important to teach the baby how to get to and stay asleep.

Homero Aridjis Poetry Reading

Poetry reading with Ali Smith | 24 May 2012 | Swedenborg Hall, London The Mexican ‘Sun Poet’ and pioneering environmental activist Homero Aridjis has received two Guggenheim Fellowships and numerous awards. Aridjis is a poet on the world stage whose work has been translated into 15 languages and a longtime reader of Swedenborg, and we … Continue reading Homero Aridjis Poetry Reading

Impure thoughts – Are there really any?

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Don’t we hope for clean air to breathe, unspoilt land for human habitation, water courses teeming with healthy nature, fairness in public discourse and decision-making showing respect and care, untarnished by greed, and unsullied by envy? Just as there is impurity around about us is there not also impurity in our individual thinking?