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August, 2017

Not the briar patch, Brer Trump!

March, 2017

A Serious Case of the DTs

January, 2017

The American Yeltsin
Sunlight Through Troubled Times
Beyond Zealots and Cold-War Warriors

December, 2016

A Vandal at the Gates of Rome

October, 2016

Are you conscious?

September, 2016

Brave New World?

August, 2016

Stop, for a moment.

July, 2016

Rupert's Coup

March, 2016

Between a Shill and a Hard Case

July, 2015

Swimming in a sea of sugar

June, 2015

Information Rich, Attention Poor
Nerds need to get out more ...

March, 2015

There is a homunculus at the end of the garden path

October, 2014

Determination, not dreams
Welcome Home
Addicted to GDP
Irony?Karma? - take your pick

August, 2014

History? Whose story?
Marketing Ebola

July, 2014

As above, so below

December, 2013

A time for tolerance

November, 2013

Thinking out of the xBox
The old ones are the best ones ...
Welcome to the Gulag

October, 2013

A timely response to spying

September, 2013

Obedience and the Machine
Ban the bible?
Fracticide - don't do it.

July, 2013

Serfing, USUK

June, 2013

Deafened by gossip

May, 2013

Who needs words...?

April, 2013

Why would they stop?
It must be true

March, 2013

Beyond belief

February, 2013

RBS: doing Fine, not Time
Pillars tumbling down
Trouble with models
A matter of perspective

January, 2013

Royal Promo
Boiling the Lance
Boson Brains Rule

November, 2012

Burning symbols

October, 2012

Charles and Jimmy's little secret
Beach bums and Magi
A Reality Check
Happy Birthday

August, 2012

A journey through riotous times

July, 2012

Caring for life
Not everyone for Tennis?
A banker lie? Unthinkable!

June, 2012

A cynical ploy
Collateral damage for The United States of Europe
Will you walk into my parlour?
Beams and motes
From one Jubilee to another

May, 2012

Perturbations
A crazy idea
The course of time
Sorry, Harry

April, 2012

Cracks in the Rear-View Mirror
A keeper of sheeple
Principled Policing
Say goodbye to Betty
Lessons learned
Causality and good news
Manufactured irrelevance
Corporate responsibility

March, 2012

Poppycock - without question
Who's pushing your buttons?
Investigate the Blair-Murdoch Conspiracy

February, 2012

In Praise of The Seven Liberal Arts
The real story
When giving is taking
Giving it all away

November, 2011

Poking a hornets nest
Wealth of Nations poured away
Squeaky and the Paedophile Prince
Boiling frogs
Death of an industry
Change blindness
What a world ...

October, 2011

Gifts
Pictures and words
Screeching to a halt.
Taxing noise

September, 2011

Hand over your money
Breeding psychopaths
Mr Fox, is the hen house safe?
A ludicrous Conspiracy Theory
Can you believe your eyes?
Getting eye contact
Partners in Crime

July, 2011

It was the Wettins 'wot won it'

May, 2011

Kevin
Heir apparently

April, 2011

Putting Emergencies in Context
Underground networks travelling First Class

March, 2011

Be careful what you ask for
Water - a tale of two countries
Newspeak
Here we go again ...
Wake up!!!

February, 2011

Priorities
The right stuff
Revolution! ... and yet, and yet.
Follow the money
Shh - don't tell the children
Does the MoD have a Cunning Plan?

January, 2011

Met Office caught in winter weather whitewash
Read between the lines
The new parable of Noah
Banking on People

November, 2010

Wettins don't say sorry
It's just not fair ...
Remember, remember ...

October, 2010

Kindness sees no crime
Pundits in the frame
Killer drones target the middle class
A tale of two Charlies

September, 2010

A failure to discriminate ...
Good Grief
A rent-boy's rent-boy

August, 2010

Size psycho-fancy
Baiting a Wikid Trap?

July, 2010

... at the gates of Rome
Monday musings

June, 2010

Guilty - but not charged
Psychopaths at the door

May, 2010

ConDemned to the Shock Doctor
Driven by metaphor
Guns and Banksters
Death of Old Conker

April, 2010

Bankster at bay ...
Nuke Iceland?
Smokescreen

March, 2010

It's how you say it ...
Bullying Manner
Quelle surprise!
Iceland - showing the way.

February, 2010

Small steps to a far place
Seeds of silence

January, 2010

Liar
So who needs people?
Late and censored
Freedom for life

December, 2009

Patterns
Testament
Boy-friendly!

October, 2009

Fools served by Zombies
Webs
BBC dogs that didn't bark ...

September, 2009

Taken Hostage

August, 2009

Have a good weekend ...
High Frequency Trading ...
Money money money
Fit for a politician

July, 2009

Inside clouds

June, 2009

Fond thoughts of Tony Blair ...
A good day ...
Midnight musing

May, 2009

aaah diddums
Zal may ...

April, 2009

Echos of a dark past
Sharks in the Shadows
Worlds Apart

January, 2009

Money Matters
Killing History
Magic

December, 2008

Home improvements
Get the Picture?

November, 2008

Barak - the movie

October, 2008

Won't get fooled again
Bankers, all of them!

September, 2008

And The Winner is ...
Light relief
A Financial 9/11
That's Lucky!
On this day

August, 2008

Mark My Words

July, 2008

The Management Myth
Sense Making Questions

June, 2008

Beware this Griffin
42 Day Folly
A Tortured Silence

May, 2008

A new Dawn needed
Is Justin Webb A Neo-Con?
The Puppy, the Mountain and the Fascists

April, 2008

Attention Pays

March, 2008

Fat Cats and Pork Pies
Fed up Darling?
Swearing - it's just not British!

October, 2007

TsarkoMania

Stop, for a moment.   August 25, 2016

A movement occurred. In nothing. The nothing that some would come to call the mind of God. What science would call a singularity, an un-manifest universe – without time or space.

Before, it was a mind in meditation. Empty. Still. A unity. Pure consciousness, bliss, being. One without a second. No thing.

For no reason, in the deep, deep, stillness, consciousness became aware of itself - reflected in a soundless emptiness - became aware of itself as object - and in so doing a distinction was made between Self and not-Self. Where there was no-thing, was now some-thing.

The distinction between subject and object was bound by a relationship. From one, three had emerged: self, object and relationship.

The distinction creates a boundary: inside is me and outside is you. As we attend to the inside, internal objects (thoughts) are discovered. As we attend to the outside, other objects, things, are manifest. Our experience of these objects determines our relationship to them. Repulsed or attracted.

The boundary has it's own characteristics – subtle, sensual, felt. This boundary, when viewed from the inside, seems different than when viewed from the outside. The experience of the various objects seems different depending upon our point of viewing. Distinct perspectives emerge.

As the one Self reflected on these phenomena, a spectral universe came into being.

Consciousness became fascinated by the products of it's own creation – exploring a multitude of self-organising fractal facets. Each playful moment of attention generated a new distinction - between this and that, between a multitude of worlds, of colours, of oceans, of beings. An infinity of imagined objects. Consciousness re-enters each object and discovers self-similarity at each level. As above, so below.

Becoming like a cosmic game, more and more things appeared as symmetry was broken. The cosmic Self played with itself as the light of consciousness illumined the darkness. Life cascaded across an expanding universe. All connected in the unity of the original creation. But as our complex world emerged, the elements became further and further apart, like distant leaves on opposite sides of an enormous tree.

After a while, busy with their own aspect of the whole, the leaves stopped recognising each other. They had gone their separate way for so long that they no longer remembered. Dismembered, they forgot their unity, their connection. Mankind treated animals as if they were objects with no feelings. Different kinds of men treated each other like animals. And they treated the earth as if they hated it. The descent from grace was complete.

But, despite it all, consciousness, the singularity within which our universe has exploded into being, has not gone away.

From a small movement, through a simple process of distinction, a complex spectrum of being has emerged. A fractal entity of infinite potential. We may not know it, but that is how we got here: living in a world of self and non-self, me and you, one and another. A world of illusion, which we call reality - powered by consciousness.

Our universe speaks with one voice as it breathes in and out. A deep breath in – retained for a moment – and then a long slow breath out. In and out. Inhale and exhale. Inspire and expire. We do it all the time without realising it's deep significance.

Each out-breath is a creative act, an echo of how we came to be. Visions arising from our imagination, are given meaning and order, energised into motion, elucidated into matter, time and space – and are born. A top-down process.

We are inspired by our own creativity and breathe in. In so doing we discover and learn from our experience. We feel and perceive the physical world, recognise patterns and organise them into concepts and meanings as new images appear. A bottom-up process.

Life is magnified by this cycle, manifest at every level. From micro-cellular respiration through to galactic birth and death. We are still connected. Still One. … still ...


Posted by Nicholas Moore    5:50:22 AM
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