Author Archives: foskblog

The self: You think you live in the present?

It seems obvious that we exist in the present. The past is gone and the future has not yet happened, so where else could we be? But perhaps we should not be so certain. Sensory information reaches us at different

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The self: You think you live in the present?

It seems obvious that we exist in the present. The past is gone and the future has not yet happened, so where else could we be? But perhaps we should not be so certain. Sensory information reaches us at different

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You Won’t Stay the Same, Study Finds

When we remember our past selves, they seem quite different. We know how much our personalities and tastes have changed over the years. But when we look ahead, somehow we expect ourselves to stay the same, a team of psychologists …

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You Won’t Stay the Same, Study Finds

When we remember our past selves, they seem quite different. We know how much our personalities and tastes have changed over the years. But when we look ahead, somehow we expect ourselves to stay the same, a team of psychologists …

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Whats the future of the New Age retreat Esalen?

Suspended next to the rocks of the Pacific Ocean, Esalen is an ideal sanctuary.

Great NYT article discussing the fears of what might become of the growing ‘corporatism’ of the infamous new age retreat in Big Sur California. Having originally …

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Whats the future of the New Age retreat Esalen?

Suspended next to the rocks of the Pacific Ocean, Esalen is an ideal sanctuary.

Great NYT article discussing the fears of what might become of the growing ‘corporatism’ of the infamous new age retreat in Big Sur California. Having originally …

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Sound of My Voice – Cults & MacGuffins

*Secret Handshakes*

Sound Of My Voice is a soon to-be-released psychological thriller about a journalist and his girlfriend who get pulled into the subject of their undercover research while they investigate a cult whose leader claims to be from the …

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Sound of My Voice – Cults & MacGuffins

*Secret Handshakes*

Sound Of My Voice is a soon to-be-released psychological thriller about a journalist and his girlfriend who get pulled into the subject of their undercover research while they investigate a cult whose leader claims to be from the …

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Personal Futures essay released in The Future We Deserve

The Future We Deserve

My written piece “Personal Futures and Futures Therapy” for The Future We Deserve  – 100 essays about the future by Vinay Gupta, Cat Lupton and Noah Raford has been released and available to buy at PediaPress.…

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Personal Futures essay released in The Future We Deserve

The Future We Deserve

My written piece “Personal Futures and Futures Therapy” for The Future We Deserve  – 100 essays about the future by Vinay Gupta, Cat Lupton and Noah Raford has been released and available to buy at PediaPress.…

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National Funeral Directors Convention 2011

'I Seal Dead People' bumper sticker given out by ThanoSeal: The Embalmers Tape

What kind of alternative Memento Mori practices might be created in light of future developments in technology, philosophy and science?

The Bridge of Life : commissioned by

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National Funeral Directors Convention 2011

'I Seal Dead People' bumper sticker given out by ThanoSeal: The Embalmers Tape

What kind of alternative Memento Mori practices might be created in light of future developments in technology, philosophy and science?

The Bridge of Life : commissioned by

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Divination imagery from Wellcome Trust

Imagery from the amazing Wellcome Trust Image Library

Chart from 'The Phrenological Journal' ("Know Thyself"), print from Dr. E. Clark.

Chart showing the basic elements of phrenology, physiognomy and palmistry, with diagrams of heads and hands, and portraits of historical

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Divination imagery from Wellcome Trust

Imagery from the amazing Wellcome Trust Image Library

Chart from 'The Phrenological Journal' ("Know Thyself"), print from Dr. E. Clark.

Chart showing the basic elements of phrenology, physiognomy and palmistry, with diagrams of heads and hands, and portraits of historical

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