Tag Archives: Philosophy of Science

Some Water Myths – and a Few Science Myths as well


The following was published in the Hawke’s Bay Today 4th July 2015. I was surprised at the title of Dr Jacqueline Rowarth’s 30th June talk to an audience of the Hawke’s Bay Rural Business Network: “Water – urban myth and … Continue reading

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Reflections on Wisdom, and the Log from the Sea of Cortez


Wisdom comes from connecting.  In order to connect, we first have to see what there is around us, what past lessons apply, and to know what matters, in this place, at this time. John Steinbeck’s Log from the Sea of … Continue reading

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Discovering Great Land Minds


My first blog post! All happened serendipitously. You start with this nagging thought that goes on for months and months. You love writing but love procrastination more. People prod you to produce prose. You are a mild technophobe, wonder about … Continue reading

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