Tag Archives: Hubris

The Neuroscience of Armageddon

A cursory study of rudimentary neuroscience makes uncomfortable reading. It suggests, with strong evidence, that the way we think makes us ill-suited to thrive in the modern world. In fact, our thought patterns and mental blind spots imperil us all. … Continue reading

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Rock Stars and CEOs

Ever noticed how absurd product launches have become?  I’m sure there are very creative people behind the launch of high tech gadgets.  There is the stage, the lights, the music, the video, the pizzazz and the amplification.  Those are all … Continue reading

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If History Teaches Us Anything

If history teaches us anything, it is that defeats are rarely final or decisive.  No matter how powerful and seemingly permanent your vanquisher appears to be, even this, too, shall pass. Artists are often on the receiving end of critical … Continue reading

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Out of Date, Out of Time

This tweet appeared on my Twitter account today (unwanted, I might add – I do not follow this individual). I hope you can savour the barbarism and arrogance in this comment, as much as I did.  George Benson, as most … Continue reading

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