Tag Archives: Life Science

The What of Life (2) ~ Steve Tanham

I want to like you, she thought, loudly. Please don’t spoil it by picking on science in a stupid, fluffy way… but don’t stop challenging, either… find the villains… She listened, intently, as he talked about the need to ‘see’ … Continue reading

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The What of Life (1) ~ Steve Tanham

She was sitting in the front row – the car had mysteriously failed to start for the first five minutes of the would-be journey, as though projecting her future to this point with a mechanical will of its own. This … Continue reading

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The Rotating Blade of Meaning (8) – Final Part ~ Steve Tanham

In the preceding parts of this series (see below for full list) we have seen how Arthur M. Young, inventor and chief engineer of Bell’s early helicopter design, was convinced that it was possible to construct a ‘map of human … Continue reading

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The Rotating Blade of Meaning (6) ~ Steve Tanham

(Above: the original Bell 30 which established commercial helicopter technology, and was invented and developed by Arthur M. Young. Picture Wikipedia, public domain) In our last post, we looked at those most frightening objects: numbers which are squared and cubed. … Continue reading

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The Rotating Blade of Meaning (4) ~ Steve Tanham

Everything is in motion… Arthur M. Young and Isaac Newton both knew that, but in different ages and different ways. Let’s take a slight detour into some basic ways of looking at one of our fundamentals – the way things … Continue reading

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The Rotating Blade of Meaning (3) ~ Steve Tanham

For this series of posts to make sense – and be spiritually useful in our lives – it must challenge the way we see and therefore ascribe meaning to situations. That challenge must also apply to what we are, as … Continue reading

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The Rotating Blade of Meaning (2) ~ Steve Tanham

  In Part One, we looked at how Arthur M. Young, a brilliant engineer and inventor, was fascinated by the ‘act of knowing’, and determined that there were four stages to this central part of our consciousness. This can be … Continue reading

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The Rotating Blade of Meaning ~ Steve Tanham

You have probably never heard of him. He was an engineer by training. He was the primary inventor and developer of the Bell helicopter, which made the promise of point to point flight a reality – though it had been … Continue reading

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Where are we going? (2) – The Vice – Steve Tanham

It may be that the present compressed and negative feelings that we humans are experiencing is a birthing chamber rather than a vice. This outrageous suggestion ties in closely with what was written in last week’s blog. In it, I … Continue reading

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Where are we going? – Steve Tanham

Where are we going? When things are going well in ‘our’ world, there is an understandable tendency to assume that a generally benign evolution of civilisation is taking place, one in which we play our part, however small, being a … Continue reading

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