In China, Daoist temples atop mountains are so numerous that there must be something about these high places that answers a longing for cliff edges […]
Please note, before I begin, that the following are all my own thoughts and words. So, by their very nature, they will be subjective […]
Very little survives a man’s death. I have commented before that most of the “Great’s” from history did not write much down for themselves and […]
“Art is that human endeavour which illuminates the contiguous nature of reality. Momentarily breaking us free from our illusion that the Universe has a dual nature.” Writes Basho. Find out why…
The idea for this article came to me when I was listening to some Gorecki on my iPad while heading home on the train. I […]
The recent riots got me philosophically thinking and the following analysis is the results of those thoughts. Much of the behavioural science is from the […]
Announcing the opening of a new Basho website!
I have been writing reviews of books on this site for something like 5 years, also […]
Before we start I should add a caveat to this article: I am a philosopher and a Daoist. As such, I suppose, I am […]
You are in possession of the one of the universe’s most mysterious objects. Your personal copy of this object differs in function only slightly from […]
Kick Ass is a film that draws a line in the dirt and invites you to place yourself on one side or another. Or, rather, […]
The first line of Philip Pullman’s novel reads: This is the story of Jesus and his brother Christ, of how they were born, how they […]
As with my first article expounding my political thoughts, philosophical views and religious methods, a reader has kindly taken the time to compose a question […]
Putting an argument forwards for our sport.