Manchester, a Reminder about Life and Death

The Manchester bombing, understandably, has given rise to worldwide praise for the defiant bravery of the people of a proud city and a resolute nation. Much has been said about peace and love, about unity and community, and now, while the grief and shock continues, attention is turning to the terrorist and future prevention in the usual pattern of such dreadful events. Some subjects go unsaid, though they are felt deeply.

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Air Pollution and Planetary Karma

 

It was startling to learn today from the World Health Organisation that air pollution now is one of the most pernicious threats to global public health, with only one person in 10 living in a pollution level considered to be safe.

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Brexit and the Queen: Lessons in Goodness

 

As Brexit and Trump dominate media attention, it is easy to feel dazed by stories ranging from ominous risk to a glorious new world to come. What can we believe?

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Pearl Harbour: its Karma is our Future

 

Reminders of significant military milestones are strong at the moment. One hundred years ago a first, cruel, world war was raging, and seventy five years ago yesterday Japan bombed Pearl Harbour in the middle of, and escalating, a second terrible world war. How many people remember? What have we learned?

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The Future of Humanity

Last night, on the evening news, I saw a large driverless lorry filmed in America speeding along a major highway transporting beer from one city to another. It made me think – hard.

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Emerging from the Shadows

 

In my world, copper leaves are falling soundlessly across my window as a fresh, clear October day takes shape, as it has done here in the Cambrian mountains for thousands of years. Great beauty and wildness surround me.

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The Aftermath of the Great Eclipse

I wrote, in my last article, about the powerful Eclipse which occurred at the New Moon last week, just as Mercury turned retrograde, and about how it would impact you and the world.

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Terrorism and Mind Games

The face of a smiling boy is prominent in the media today,  the day after this teenage terrorist killed a Catholic priest in a church in  Normandy.

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