Tag Archives: Religion

Modes Of Social Organisation: By The People, For The People

Things have always changed: i write today in Chichester, my hometown, an old Roman city, which became the capital of the Kingdom of Sussex. From marching fort and Roman camp, to fortified town and city state. Today, as part of … Continue reading

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Functional Inequality

This is one of a series of posts i’ve been writing around ‘An Imperfect Humanity‘. They are reflective and self developmental explorations of how one charts a path through often difficult moral and ethical dimensions of working in a global … Continue reading

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The Complexity of Equality

Unpacking meaning is a dangerous thing, turning the apparently simple into the overtly complex. As we un-peel the layers of interpretation, we think we will, sooner or later, find the stone at the centre, whilst in fact what we often … Continue reading

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To hear freedom, if only at a distance

When i met him, he must have been in his late eighties: a former prisoner of war who had spent years in a Japanese detention centre. He’d built a radio with his fellow prisoners. Not out of a kit: out … Continue reading

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Finding the meaning in words: science and religion

Words convey ideas, but the meaning is something we construct from it. We often turn to written sources as our first source of information on a subject, but those sources won’t necessarily give us the ‘truth’, but rather a narration … Continue reading

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