As I listened and watched “The Pervert’s Guide to Ideology” Zizek’s second full-length film with Sophie Fiennes. I’d tried watching it one time and had found it frustrating purely because I had heard many of the philosophical anecdotes in other lectures by Zizek. Yesterday evening I watched it the whole way through and enjoyed it […]
So I was discussing this notion of thought not taking place before action but being some sort of ephemera taking place as an explanation rather than being part of a decision making process. My friend Steve listened to me talking about this yesterday evening and pointed out that such an idea was in itself a […]
So this is a cartoon from Ella – shows what she’s thinking about wouldn’t you say?
Lovely afternoon walk with Ella, Lottie and Kai taking two dogs from an animal rescue centre for a walk in the Mayfield Valley – general good humour prevailed only overshadowed by the proverbial rainbow just visible in the picture.
I am a Quaker, a member of the Religious Society of Friends. I was at meeting for worship in Sheffield this morning and heard R, a prominent Quaker I’d say, speak about her love of passage 1.01 from Advices and Queries. Here it is: As Friends we commit ourselves to a way of worship which […]
In a long discussion with who I cannot remember, but in a sad frame of mind at the time, I started to think about cause and effect. Perhaps it was with Melissa that I talked and I think I probably spoke to myself a fair amount at the time as well. Dear Mr Zizek had […]