Monthly Archives: February 2014

Synergy and Emergence

I’m fascinated by the phenomenon of synergy. Wikipedia defines it as follows: Synergy┬áis the interaction of multiple elements in a system to produce an effect different from or greater than the sum of their individual effects. One man might be … Continue reading

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Blogging – how is it going?

When I started this blog, 60-odd posts ago, I had no idea where it was going. Of course I had some ideas on what I wanted. Philosophy, cooking and photography. As it turns out, there’s been a bit of philosophy … Continue reading

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Three philosophers

In this post I’m going to talk about three statements about three particular situations which are basically the same. The first one was made by John Morton, Archbishop of Canterbury in the late 15th century. The second was made in … Continue reading

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…Rain.

It might be a little perverse to write about rain when I look out of the window and see brilliant sunshine, but on the other side of the world they are thinking about building arks! They have had more than … Continue reading

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