Christopher Titmuss Dharma Blog

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Are we all responsible for the state of the world? Do we take more, some or no responsibility?

We live in a world currently dependent on an economic system that demands widespread mass production to satisfy the demands of corporations for profit and customers for goods and pleasure.

Few adopt intentionally the philosophy of minimalism. Millions find themselves subjected to minimalism due to an economy that rewards the rich and dismisses the poor. Continue reading 



Aged 20, I bought my first Bob Dylan album in 1964. Freewheelin Bob Dylan. Here are links to five favourite songs on this album. Plus background.

BACKGROUND

I first heard songs of 22-year-old Bob Dylan on BBC Radio in 1963. At that time, music critics described his voice as having a nasal twang.

The lyrics of several of the songs he penned captured my imagination. Outside of folk music, most songs focussed on personal relationships. Continue reading 



The Shadows of Digital Technology and the Real World . An Essay for the 2017 Nine Dots Prize

I regularly buy a copy of the London Review of Books, a fortnightly publication which offers extensive book reviews, thoughtful essays and a handful of poems. Continue reading 




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