Tag Archives: #Silenti

The Bedouin ~ Steve Tanham

Image by Cuyahoga from Pixabay It is said we learn most from those we would wish to emulate. Not copy, perhaps, but take from them an essence of thought, of action. If we are younger, of style, even… There must … Continue reading

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The Ship ~ Steve Tanham

This morning, I will drive to the family home town of Bolton, in Lancashire to collect my mother who is coming to spend Easter with us here in Cumbria. The journey is straightforward: fifteen minutes will take me from the … Continue reading

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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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Reality TV? ~Steve Tanham

It’s full of trivia and artificial things; things which have arisen in the name of entertainment. Everywhere you look there is a stream of mindless celebrities willing – some would say desperate –  to eat tropical bugs to give themselves … 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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Becoming Nothing ~ Steve Tanham

‘Become Nothing’ He didn’t use those exact words but that was the meaning of what he wrote. The words were suddenly there in the moment in my consciousness… and I knew they were right. I had been reading a piece … Continue reading

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