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The Scottish independence referendum is not a question of change vs no change!

I am irritated by the presentation of the referendum on Scottish independence as a choice between the status quo (stability) and change. In fact, staying in the neoliberal UK means ongoing change for the worse. Inspired by my attendance of … Continue reading

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Dreich, dour and crabbit: does the weather explain Scottish negativity? Climate, posture, mood, empathy, mirror neurons, meditation and education.

This essay was born in meditation One of my New Year’s resolutions was to meditate daily. I simply concentrate on my breathing. Thoughts pop up, and I observe them and let them go. (Here’s an inspiring talk on meditation.   Below … Continue reading

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