Thought opens up the world. But it is also something impossible in certain areas. Avoidance of thought is something which many advocate. Thought can become trapped in convention, thought is trapped... More > in language, by our energy sources. What effect does the higher being of aliens have for thought and thinking?
In this, I am interested, and I see Icke as not an original thinker, but as something on which thought can profitably linger.
I have held that philosophy is the queen of sciences. And thought is the future evolution of a new type of humanity. Icke is sure there are aliens, and the question is: why not? Taking a punt on their reality, then we should say that if they exist, then anything is possible. The famous Copernican revolution in astronomy simply has not yet taken place in philosophy or in worldviews, and culture. Nietzsche saw this: that the Copernican revolution has not taken place.< Less
Jason Powell's prose account of his time in Iraq belongs with those of the poets Robert Graves, Siegfried Sassoon, and David Jones, with whom he shared the distinction of being a soldier of the Royal... More > Welsh.
Describing intimately the major incidents of the final, bitter months of the British occupation of Iraq, and told from an insistently personal point of view, the account ends with the certainty of salvation.< Less