Date Archives March 2010

“Global Shift” by Edmund J Bourne

Titles are important. This book was an excellent survey of emerging philosophies and practices, but it did not convince me that a “global shift” is really taking place, or that, as the subtitle promises, a “new worldview is transforming humanity”. I still enjoyed reading the book, and found some very interesting ideas in it. I just found that the title, while attention-grabbing, oversold the contents and set up unrealistic expectations. The book is published by an imprint of the Institute of Noetic Sciences, which defines itself as follows: The word… Read More

Monday morning inspiration

Don’t sit down in the middle of the woods. If you’re lost in the plot or blocked, retrace your steps to where you went wrong. Then take the other road. And/or change the person. Change the tense. Change the opening page. – Margaret Atwood The Guardian, Feb 2010