In Thy Body Do I Dwell (The Physical Construct as Host)

By |2024-01-11T09:53:56+01:00January 11th, 2024|Essays|

The body is coming back into sight as a site for experimentation and as a target for a type of quasi-transcendence. Within the inverted world of the lesser reality, the physical body has always been recognized as the vehicle through which life is experienced. In other words, it is our avatar whilst in this [...]

The Hope for a Humanized Technology (A Manifesto?)

By |2023-12-01T10:08:35+01:00December 1st, 2023|Essays|

‘But for those of us who have thrown off the myth of the machine, the next move is ours: for the gates of the technocratic prison will open automatically, despite their rusty ancient hinges, as soon as we choose to walk out.’ Lewis Mumford     The arrival of a mechanized society has long been [...]

The Psychosis of the Modern World: Are We Experiencing a Collective Trauma?

By |2023-11-24T14:43:42+01:00November 24th, 2023|Essays|

On the 1st of November, 2023, I travelled to a small spa town in south-western Germany, at the north-western border of the Black Forest mountain range on the small river Oos, to be present at a large 5-day medical conference. Some colleagues of mine from a German medical unit (‘Evolutionary Medicine’) had invited me to [...]

Machinic Consciousness: Metaprogramming the Human Biocomputer

By |2023-11-24T14:20:18+01:00November 24th, 2023|Essays|

‘Even as we watch, so may we be watched. Even as we experiment, so may we be experimented upon.’ John C. Lilly For anyone not familiar with Dr. John C. Lilly, he was a pioneer in researching human to dolphin and inter-species communication. Although principally a physician, he explored life as a neuroscientist, psychoanalyst, philosopher, [...]

Dreaming the Wrong Dreams: Can We Awaken from the Inversion?

By |2023-09-25T10:29:46+01:00September 25th, 2023|Blog, Essays|

Many of us are now realizing that this experience we call life, or what we know to be our life, is not an even playing field. It may take a person years to come to the realization that, in some way, the game of life is rigged. We always like to think that we know [...]

The Inversion: How We Have Been Tricked into Perceiving a False Reality

By |2023-09-06T10:49:24+01:00September 6th, 2023|Blog, Essays|

Let us begin with a story … Human life is a story. And yet it is not one single story. It is an open book full of rich, amazing, powerful, and sometimes dangerous, stories. Humanity is quite literally living its own 1001 Nights yet across millennia. And just like that book of masterful storytelling, there [...]

Technē, Terraforming & the Transcendental Impulse – An Evolutionary Imperative

By |2023-09-04T12:02:14+01:00September 4th, 2023|Blog, Essays|

[A transcript of a talk given at the Galileo Commission, 29th August 2023]   TECHNE & TERRAFORMING: Human life upon this planet is now transitioning into an era of techne (technē). Techne is not only a piece of technology, but also the behaviour, lifestyle practices, attitudes, skill sets, and more, than run alongside, or are [...]


By |2023-08-19T09:03:08+01:00August 19th, 2023|Essays|

[An essay taken from Ch.3 of New Revolutions for a Small Planet written by the author in 2010-2011 and published in 2012]   Something is dying, and something is being born. The stakes are high, for the future of humanity and the future of the Earth. Richard Tarnas     Myths abound in many cultures [...]


By |2023-07-29T15:47:32+01:00July 29th, 2023|Essays|

[An essay taken from Ch.3 of New Revolutions for a Small Planet written by the author in 2010-2011 and published in 2012]  [A] mood of universal destruction and renewal … has set its mark on our age. This mood makes itself felt everywhere, politically, socially, and philosophically … This peculiarity of our time, which is [...]

Is There Life on Earth? (A Thought Experiment)

By |2023-07-07T10:29:13+01:00July 7th, 2023|Essays|

Sometimes in order to advance along a train of thought it is necessary to be shaken away from the main highway and to take a different track – to receive a ‘shock’ (such as in a thought experiment). This is one of those, as it helps to provide an energetic impetus for the final [...]

The Hidden Forces of Life (Pt. 3): The Understanding of Light & Darkness

By |2023-02-24T13:13:03+01:00February 24th, 2023|Essays|

‘The profound thought that lies in this is that the kingdom of darkness has to be overcome by the kingdom of light, not by means of punishment, but through mildness; not by resisting evil, but by uniting with it in order to redeem evil as such. Because a part of the light enters into evil, [...]

The Hidden Forces of Life (2): Technē & Terraforming

By |2023-01-12T12:37:08+01:00January 12th, 2023|Essays|

‘We must learn to recognize what is working in the world and respond accordingly for the sake of the world.’ Rudolf Steiner   As human civilization passes further into a materialized existence, particular forces shall arise that find their domain within such an environment. That is, each epoch of civilization contends with forces, known and [...]

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