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Halcyon monitors change for more than 150 key elements of life.

Identity

On Xenophilia
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Halcyon In Kal… 22 November 2020

 

During dark days of worsening refugee crises and increasing populism, can we still imagine reaching a state of "xenophilia"...overcoming our "homophily", i.e. the love of that which is like us, and reaching the love of that which is different?

Indeed, if we're ever going to care enough about conflict, genocide, poverty, hunger etc. enough to act on them properly, then we need to try much harder to avoid conflict with people we might not yet fully understand.

 

 

What's Changing? - Identity
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Halcyon Identifies 22 November 2020

 

Please see below selected recent identity-related change.

 

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November 2020

On the Self
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Halcyon In Kal… 22 August 2020

 

The Ego Trick looked at the 'bundle theory' of the self, and argued that we don't have a permanent essential self, but instead are a bundle of thoughts, sensations and impulses.

Meanwhile, a Harvard clinical psychologist and Tibetan Buddhist scholar, examined the nature of awareness and self.

 

On Ipswich Town Halcyon In Kal… 27 November 2018

God‏ @TheTweetOfGod 8h8 hours ago

90% of My time is spent adversely affecting the fortunes of your favourite team.

 

On Martin Luther King Halcyon In Kal… 21 January 2018

 

Inspiring the world for 50 years and counting...more than half a century since Dr King spoke, and still as powerful and relevant as ever...

In a tribute programme from the BBC, global figures celebrated the legacy of Dr King by reading the words of "I Have a Dream".

On Humankind
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Halcyon In Kal… 25 March 2016

According to Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind, which spans the whole of human history, from the very first humans to walk the earth to the radical - and sometimes devastating - breakthroughs of the cognitive, agricultural and scientific revolutions:

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The state is a condition, a certain relationship between human beings, a mode of behaviour- we destroy it by contracting other relationships, by behaving differently toward one another....We are the state, and we shall continue to be the state until we have created the institutions that form a real community and society of men - Gustav Landauer, Schwache Stattsmanner, Schwacheres Volk!, June, 1910 http://web.archive.org/web/20071020051936/http://iq.org/

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Don't let your struggle become your identity - Ralston Bowles (born 1952)- American musician

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