Andrew Marr – Achieving More by Doing Less

For years my weekend has included, when possible, watching the Andrew Marr Show for its political and cultural coverage, and it was a surprise and pleasure yesterday to see him as a guest on his own programme after months away following a stroke.

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The Internet – Friend or Foe?

My ability to work quickly, yesterday, was impeded by an unusually slow Internet connection: it always is variable due to my living in a rural location far away from the nearest exchange, but this was out of the ordinary, and it was only at the end of the day that I learned that the biggest cyber attack in Internet history had taken place affecting traffic all over the world.

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The Resilience of Nature

The heavy snows in my Welsh village began to melt today despite a chilling cold, and at once the birds and other wildlife responded to the rare sunlight, singing and playing as they resumed their early spring breeding patterns.

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Being Pragmatic over Death

Each of us treats death differently and each of us will experience death differently – and indeed everything that follows the dying process. Few of us remember that how we treat our death while we are alive will help, greatly, or hinder, possibly, what happens when we die.

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Stonehenge Returning to Life

The latest findings on Stonehenge show that it began as a centre for community and fell into disuse when individuality, or self-centredness, became the ethos for humanity. Spiritual unity faded to be replaced by duality, the separation of soul and absorption in the world of matter.

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Pryce and Huhne: Proof of the Power of Karma

The sorry tale of the descent to jail of Chris Huhne and ex-wife Vicki Pryce, one with which most of the British public is very familiar, is a perfect example of how what we do brings about its own karmic consequences.

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The UK Perpetuating the War in Syria?

Providing armoured vehicles and body armour to opposition forces in Syria is, the government says, to save lives. The implications of this development, however, go far deeper, and culpably so.

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Camels in the Arctic

The discovery that camels some 3.5 million years ago lived in the High Arctic region of Canada has astonished scientists and proves once again the importance of seeing our world fluidly rather than literally.

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