The language of the mind

This is a cat. All cats have fur. Therefore this has fur. There’s a view held by many so-called ‘rational’ people that the world works logically, and if we want to understand the world we must use logic (which is often confused with science). There are two kinds of...

Religion, mysticism and psychology

Mystics do not distinguish between religion, mysticism and psychology in that they are all aspects of the mystical journey. Religion is the outer framework: it provides a set of guidelines and rules to make the journey easier. Psychology, in its real sense, is the...

The arrow of time

Scientists often talk about ‘The arrow of time’. That time moves in one direction only. This is nonsense and shows how narrow the twenty-first century view on science has become. Time is a dimension, in the same way as length, height and width are...

Feminism

Most of the problems facing women today are caused, or exacerbated, by the ‘women’s movement’. Many years ago I saw an interview with Germaine Greer, one of the early pioneers in the women’s movement. Someone had made the comment that women...

Atheism is on an evangelical drive

Atheism is on an evangelical drive. Largely fuelled by Richard Dawkins they are out to convert people. To some extent one might argue they are simply making it more respectable. In the same way as the Gay movement see themselves not as converting people to...