Programming and NLP (R11)


In a LinkedIn discussion on NLP, there’s a good article by Michael Hall alluding to the ‘problem’ of the word ‘programming’… I wonder why it’s a problem… I can see that, to outsiders, there’s rather more than a suggestion that the word itself carries the notion of ‘brain-washing’—either, in the initial analysis,  that human-beings are […]

Adventures in Contentment (R7)


I make no apology for the length of this Glob which was drafted during the COMA Music Summer School in High Melton, near Doncaster, in August 2013 in the gaps I organised for myself between exquisite sessions of music & laughter. It formed a counterpoint to the music. It’s a celebration of an old book, […]

The Great Chain of Being (R7)


There is a certain something-or-other one might call a Whole, a Great Chain of Being, a Grand Undifferentiation, everything connected up together while seeming to be separated, the step-on-a-butterfly-in-Outer-Mongolia-and-a -little-lad-in-Birmingham-falls-off-his-bicycle syndrome. You can easily get the feeling of the Great Unity of All Being by stepping outside of a spring night to gaze up at […]