Alan Watts Discusses Aldous Huxley’s ‘Island’

Take my favourite author, add to this my favourite of all his books, then add my favourite philosopher, mix them altogether and what do you get?  About three hours of inspiring audio delights that absolutely moved my world.  I don’t recommend this talk to anyone who hasn’t yet read ‘Island’.  If you are one of… Continue reading Alan Watts Discusses Aldous Huxley’s ‘Island’

Cyber Soma – The New Drug of a Brave New World

Although reading 1984 was a life changing experience at age 11, I only got around to reading Brave New World last month and this book, like Orwell’s stark warning of cultural tendencies, highlighted many issues that we would all do well to be aware of if we don’t want to move inexorably towards a communist control paradigm.… Continue reading Cyber Soma – The New Drug of a Brave New World

The Recovering Face Addict

The last email to my mailing list prompted some feedback to say that there was a hint of the recovering alcoholic or the evangelistic ex-smoker in the way I was talking about Faceboob. There’s no doubt I got a lot out of my experience… I want to make it clear that my FaceFeed was a veritable… Continue reading The Recovering Face Addict