Mr. M. A. Duncombe

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Meaning in Absurdity: What Bizarre Phenomena Can T&hellip by Bernardo Kastrup
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5.0 out of 5 stars mind expanding, 6 April 2014
This is the first of Kastrup's books that i have read and I have found it compelling. The case for idealism is argued with depth and clarity. Kastrup interweaves various threads ranging from bizarre phenomena, quantum mechanics, mathematics and depth psychology to give a powerful case for the centrality of consciousness in our understanding of reality. Our normal world view or ego consciousness is only one thread of the story but consciousness itself is not some mere epiphenomenom. Kastrup's explorations in Jungian psychology and how it ties in with other disciplines eventually takes us into unfathomable depths leading to the "Formless", that which is ineffable and beyond… Read more
The Goldilocks Enigma: Why Is the Universe Just Ri&hellip by Paul Davies
59 of 61 people found the following review helpful
In his latest book Paul Davies explores rather than definitively answers the deep questions of existance. Why are we here? Why is the universe fine tuned for life and what relationship does consciousness have to the universe at large? The reader is taken on a truly cosmic tour of physics in the attempt to answer some of these fascinating questions.
The first part of the book seeks to explain why the universe possesses certain characteristics and explores various theories such as inflation theory, the big bang,quantum fluctuations and the four fundamental forces,gravitation,electromagnetism,and the weak and strong nuclear forces. He then explains how physicist are seeking to unify these… Read more
Jesus of Nazareth [DVD] <b>DVD</b> ~ Robert Powell
Jesus of Nazareth [DVD] DVD ~ Robert Powell
12 of 14 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A northants viewer, 26 Oct 2006
An excellent and sweeping account of the life of christ as Zefirelli intended it to be. No longer do we have to make do with the edited and truncated previous versions on dvd and video. Here we have the lost two hours including scenes such as Christ discussing with the temple elders,the zealots plotting ways to use Christ for their own milataristic objectives and the full anguish of Peter's betrayal. Robert Powell portrays Christ with humanity and transcendence whilst James Farentino is superb as the all to human and fallible Peter. Undoubtedly the best film on the life of Christ to date.