Fuel for your instant

Fuel for your instant

Just like any sleight of hand, the world of sociopolitical manipulation that has us held in such thrall – fake/real...

Paradox Magic For Fun and Recreation

Discussing superstition in the weekly newsletter today wetted my appetite for looking at this bizarre tendency to default to assuming things will go wrong and that using a combination of ostensibly bizarre logically irrelevant rituals in the name of primitive magic or religion will prevent that.

Fullest possible perspective

Blind spots fascinate me – the gaps in cognition that trip us all up in various ways to various degrees at various times – and this as far as I know is without exception. So I had an insight into the underlying mechanism informing one of my own a couple of days ago I thought you might find helpful.  

Lifting the hood to the secret of everything

I don’t know if you’ve seen the newsletter this week but I was talking about how alarmingly robotic we’re becoming en masse, and with that increasingly imbecilic as a herd, and how were we not to address this issue now in

Back to the back

Catching a handy ride to England on a private jet just now as you do, sitting with some friends – young, rich, successful ones, the conversation has veered surprisingly from high-finance, hot girls and upcoming

A rare Taoist rubber plant lineage

A rare Taoist rubber plant lineage

The following is about intentionality. My friend Dick – not his real name and no anatomical allusions intended – DJ currently working the season here in Ibiza, late 40s, lovely, kind man, charming, eccentric, intelligent in a

Strike a chord

Strike a chord

My late great friend and teacher RD Laing posited we collectively suffer from “psycho-phobia, a symptom of the modern world…we’re afraid of our own minds”. And it’s true.

Just do it

Just do it

This won’t take long, dear Member but it’s worth following along with – I just did and feel it’s already working wonders. "There’s a tide of imbecility, more a tidal wave of it, whether through channeling all experience through miniature screens and conforming to operating systems devised by

The Magic

The Magic

This is about investing in loss and entering the state of grace and how that causes everything you need to come your way with ease – in a nutshell. May it serve you well.

The Circle of Life

The Circle of Life

Magic always fascinated me – conjuring tricks are the greatest fun, though I’ve never been moved to learn any myself so have left it to experts, some of whom re good friends of mine, who never fail to elicit squeals of delight from my soul if not my mouth. But real magic,