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917 Mother and baby

Some mothers are allowed to rest after they had a baby

916 Trying to find happiness?

When it comes to happiness, ask Latin Americans

915 China and Falun Gong

The incredible story of China's treatment of Falun Gong

914 China and the Uighurs

China and Uigur woman Rebiya Kadeer

913 Moderation

What value moderation?

912 Free Will

Is Free Will the Sixth Sense?

911 Block Calls

This is excellent advice from WIRED, how to block calls on your iPhone

910 Death

This is a subject matter we all have to deal with at some time … why not now?

909 Stephen Hawking

Stephen Hawking was the man responsible for my awakening to science and cosmology

908 Is Bitcoin a bubble?

Is Bitcoin a bubble? Yes? No?

907 Autonomous Vehicles - AVs

The world is in for a car-quake - autonomous vehicles will reshape society

906 Inhumane Australian Policy

How Australia came to be so inhumane

905 Joyce and morality

Are we allowed to moralise around Barnaby Joyce?
Oh yes

904 What are you watching

What are you watching these days?
We're watching Babylon Berlin, a stupendously good show

903 Seinfeld / White House

What was Jerry Seinfeld doing at the White House?
Shmoozing with Sir Paul

902 Me Too revisited

Bill Maher takes a look at how Hollywood deals with issues raised by the Me Too campaign

901 Social Media is everywhere

Social Media is everywhere ... it must be good

900 Krishnamurti: The wasting of energy

To bring about change, we need energy
don't waste it

899 A Colossal Atom

This is a photograph of one atom

898 The Rolling Stones and I Got You Babe

This is what happens when the Rolling Stones like somebody else's song

897 Trucks with lights

What do truck drivers in Japan get off on?

896 Cars, now and then

Jerry Seinfeld loves his cars
here's what came before the cars of today

895 MeToo

Their time is up, a 'karmic earthquake' is shaking the world

894 The smartest way to spend tax dollars

What is the smartest way to spend tax dollars?
To invest in pre-schooling ...

893 Intergalactic Life

Should we be glad when/if we find intergalactic life? No.

892 Caterpillars by Igor Siwanowicz

As if from a different world, 
caterpillar photos by Igor Siwanowicz

891 Factfulness

This is my new favourite word:

890 Living with Robots

What will it be like living with robots?
Sam Harris, Kate Darling

889 Fire and Fury

The shocking thing about this book is that we knew all of it and that all of it is true
Donald Trump

888 Life is Worth Losing

George Carlin at his very devastating, 
devious and genius best

887 Happy Holidays

Merry Christmas, happy new year, have wonderful holidays and just keep on getting more stuff in 2018
Oprah Winfrey, Bill Maher, George Carlin, stuff

886 Consciousness and science

A terrific podcast by Sam Harris: Consciousness and the Self
with Anil Seth

885 Climate Disruption

The world as we know it has ended 

884 Extreme Weather

There is always weather ... but these days to the extreme

883 Images from Jupiter

NASA provides us with a look at another world

882 A New Webpage for the New Year

Coinciding with a publicity push in the US, a new webpage

881 Get Fit Or Die

This is the non-too-subtle message from a man who knows what he's talking about: Peter FitzSimons

880 Calvin Nicholls, paper sculptor

This is Colossal ... 
amazing paper sculptures by Calvin Nichols

879 An Interview with Krishnamurti

Krishnamurti opens up about religions and freedom

878 James Veitch spams spammers

This is what happens when you reply to spam e-mails

877 Sogyal Rinpoche

The issue of sexual harassment & abuse has taken an awkward turn

876 The Trump supporter

What is a suitable description for a Trump supporter?

875 Reviews for en.light.en.ment

The first reviews for en.light.en.ment have come in
 

874 Two movies, one as moving as the other

A very satisfying movie-weekend with Goodbye Christopher Robin and Dharm

873 Bill Maher's last dig at The Donald

Bill Maher's last dig for the year at The Donald

872 Standing Alone

Krishnamurti: 
Freedom is to stand alone, unattached and unafraid

871 Something stinks, is it Nick Cave?

Nick Cave thinks a boycott of Israel in protest against Israeli Settlements on Palestinian territories stinks

870 Taylor Swift

I went to Taylor Swift land, with very varying results

869 Spirituality

I had reason to revisit the issue of spirituality

868 YES

YES, it's done ...

 

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