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Some people act as though their mind isn’t part of their body, rather like it’s an ethereal object, floating somewhere behind and to the left of their head. Of course, the brain is an organ like any other and a proper breakfast on your exam morning is an undemanding way… Continue Reading Making an Exam-Day Breakfast

By way of a temporal journey back a few months: I was reading a BBC article today which discussed the decision by the German state of Bavaria to allow the publication of Mein Kampf after it’s copyright expires in 2015. I was then directed to a story about how the… Continue Reading Offensive Censorship

In the last Saturday’s Guardian Magazine, the boldly titled ‘This Column Will Change Your Life’ referred to a very interesting study on the nature of the human mind. The column discussed the way in which people perceive the constitution of the human mind and even the dreaded soul, and whether… Continue Reading The Constitution of the Mind