Philosophy Friday: An Eye for an I

First, some philosophy. Then, some extreme practicality. I hope you enjoy both! Philosophy Friday…. Recently I was on a plane and noticed a couple of lovebirds staring deep into each other’s eyes. There is a certain kind of look that comes into the eyes of the truly, madly, deeply love-smitten that is quite unique. And for some reason this sent me off on a tangent … Continued

Sedona: Can You Feel The Force?

It had been a hard week’s work in Phoenix, Arizona, doing 3 presentations and a multitude of interviews for National Geographic, and I felt in need of some rest and recuperation. So I headed a couple of hours north into the desert, to the small town of Sedona, pop 10,031, founded 1902, elevation 4,500. I had never been to Sedona before, but had been intrigued … Continued

Philosophy Friday Returns: Commencement Speech

I have been invited to give my first commencement speech. I was delighted to be invited to speak to the graduating class at the University of Tulsa, Oklahoma, at the start of May. We don’t have commencement speeches in England. My graduation from Oxford (having studied law, rowing and beer, not necessarily in that order of priority) was a baffling ceremony conducted entirely in Latin. … Continued