The Philosophy of the Human Psyche

Plato believes that the nature of human beings is to have three main parts to their psyche; appetite, will and reason. In each individual person, one of these traits will dominate their personality, and primary motives. Those dominated by appetite are driven by physical desires such as hunger, sex and financial gain - things that … Continue reading The Philosophy of the Human Psyche

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Space

Space away from youIs a nice conceptTo clear my head,And think logicallyIs the rational thing to doYou fog up my brainLike a car when the heater first turns on,On a frosty winter dayGiving me temporary amnesiaAs I forget what it was like to feel cold towards youYour body heat eliminating┬áMy carefully thought out reasons to … Continue reading Space

In Defense of the Dark Arts

Changing attitudes in any generatiion starts at the top; politicians, the media and business people need to spread the message that creative thinkers are people we need in society. If not, our world will lose out on potential agents for the change it is crying out for. Inequality, war, environmental problems, health epidemics and recessions show no sign of ending, and obviously we need to look at new ways of doing things. With their skills in innovation, research and analytical thinking; arts students will be part of that solution - including me