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Does both the Conservative and Labour Party need levelling up? Abuse of Power ends in Tears

Centralisation of power in the mind of the Prime Minister has long gone past its sell-by date.

Self-interest plays a major part in the mindset of the head of government. Popularity and personal prestige influence decision making over the interests of the country. Continue reading 



CAN LOVE REVEAL ULTIMATE REALITY? Zoom. Sangha Live. 20.00-21.30. CET (19.00 – 20.30. UK time). Sunday 19 December 2021

We know the cost to the reality of life through deprivation of love. Human beings, other sentient creatures and all of life suffers through withdrawal of love, abuse and violence.

Science has eliminated love from its analysis of reality. Science perceives reality through the limited constructs of the mind. You will rarely find the word love in scientific textbooks. We cannot know ultimate reality though highlighting the mind and dismissing the heart or vice-versa.

The Buddha made frequent reference to metta with its three-fold meaning of love, kindness and friendship according to context. He made powerful statements on love – Metta is a Brahma Vihara (literally Abiding/Dwelling  with/in God).

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The Dangerous Power of Artificial Intelligence. Does AI then stand for Artificial Insanity?

Artificial intelligence is a simulation of human intelligence primarily through computers. Computer engineers/programmers develop Artificial intelligence algorithms to make decisions, often using real-time data, to influence behaviour.

AI attempts to mimic human behaviour to assemble information to determine the ongoing desire and needs of people in society. The combination of data, analytics and superfast automation enable governments and businesses to adapt their objectives to maximise influence, power and profit upon the minds of citizens.

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The Human Toll of Vaccination Certificates. A Buddhist Perspective

Is the British government pursuing a policy which will demand that all citizens carry a Covid-19 free vaccination certificate or App or to show exemption? What does it mean for people of faith? What are the social implications? Continue reading 



What’s the Point? A Polemical Meditation on Death.

What’s the Point?

A Polemical Meditation on Death

What’s the Point

of abusing power over others when you are powerless to stop your own death? Continue reading 




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