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Quantum Beer

Feb 15th, 2018 | By

by Knujon Mapson The concept of quantum foam has bubbled up in scientific circles for over half a century, ever since physicist John Wheeler figured that quantum mechanics, at the really really small scale, would yield a Universe where nothing was ever static, and instead bits of matter (or, at least, the fundamental particles constructing them)

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Framespotting

Feb 1st, 2018 | By

Look at it this way… Everywhere we look, “framing” affects how we see things. Frames restrict our view, keeping us from seeing the whole truth, and subtly influencing our take on everything from deck-chairs to democracy. This upbeat, punchy guide to framespotting by Laurence and Alison Matthews will open your eyes and your mind. Learn

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The Real Meaning of ‘Good’ and ‘Evil’

Jan 17th, 2018 | By

By Steve Taylor, Reprinted from Psychology Today It’s a dangerous over-simplification to believe that some people are innately ‘good’ while others are innately ‘evil’ or ‘bad.’ This misleading concept underpins the justice system of many countries – ‘bad’ people commit crimes, and since they are intrinsically ‘bad’, they should be locked away so that they

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Is Intelligence an Algorithm?

Jan 3rd, 2018 | By

How do we understand the world around us? How do we solve problems? Often the answer to these questions follows a certain pattern, an algorithm if you wish. This is the case when our analytical left-brain side is at work. However, there are also elements in our behaviour where intelligence appears to follow a more

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Books for the Christmas List!

Dec 1st, 2017 | By

JHP Non-Fiction has released some great titles this year. Just the kind of books you might want to add to your Christmas wish list! Here’s a selection to give you food for thought over the festive season. To recover from ecological disaster, we humans must transform the sense of who we are in relation to

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Atheism Reclaimed

Nov 6th, 2017 | By

Rooted in continental philosophy, phenomenology and existential philosophy, Atheism Reclaimed is original in its attempt to create different existential concepts to give expressions to what an authentic atheism might look like for the 21st Century. Utilizing thinkers like Heidegger, Nietzsche, Bataille and Ranciere, Virno and Sartre, Patrick O’Connor opens up a new path for atheist

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In Search of Grace

Oct 3rd, 2017 | By

To recover from ecological disaster, we humans must transform the sense of who we are in relation to the Earth. In Search of Grace is the story of an ecological pilgrimage undertaken by the author in his small yacht, Coral, from the south of England and round the west coast of Ireland, to the far

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DISCover the Power of You

Sep 4th, 2017 | By

Business Books has a great new title by Robert Adams. DISCover the Power of You is for individuals who have a desire to better understand their own personality. People who may aspire to become great leaders in their field, regardless of their current business level. And more specifically, for anyone looking to raise their own

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Basics First

Aug 2nd, 2017 | By

New from Iff Books, Basics First, introduces an innovative way of thinking about money. Sema and Manu Dube argue that we do away with regulations, allow people to travel wherever they want and trade freely. Simple enough, but trade will never be free if one party cannot walk away because to do so would threaten

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Rising Up – With Wings Like Eagles

Jul 5th, 2017 | By

Earth Books author Chris Sunderland’s title Rising Up – With Wings like Eagles helps us to discover inner strength and wisdom to transform our relationship with the Earth.   At a time of great importance in the history of life on the planet, human beings find themselves with enormous economic and technological power, but also

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