The Still Face

Humans are social beings.  We’re not the only ones on the planet but we most definitely belong to that group. Our interactions with other people do more than just shape our manners and our view of the world, these interactions actually shape our physical brains.  As the saying goes, neurons…

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Chaotic Butterflies

In ordinary life chaos means disorder – random, disorganised confusion.  In science it means something entirely different – it means apparent randomness. In other words, things that appear to be random and disorganised but actually obey an order that we either can’t see or don’t understand. The physicist, David Bohm believed everything…

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Ubuntu

The Nigerian writer, Chris Abani describes the African philosophical concept of Ubuntu as, “…the only way for me to be human is for you to reflect my humanity back at me.” In 2008, Desmond Tutu said – One of the sayings in our country is Ubuntu – the essence of being…

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