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  Topic: Brexit
Leonie Humphreys

Replies: 3
Views: 67

PostForum: Economics Forum   Posted: Tue Dec 18, 2018 12:34 pm   Subject: Bleak midwinter....
Hello Mark,

Yes, and although personally I voted to remain in the EU, but only because I believed that the only thing worse than being in is being out, I believe that undermining our democracy woul ...
  Topic: Brexit
Leonie Humphreys

Replies: 3
Views: 67

PostForum: Economics Forum   Posted: Wed Dec 12, 2018 8:32 am   Subject: Brexit article
Here is a very useful press article about the current situation:

A no-deal Brexit would be the deranged action of a rogue state

Rafael Behr

10.12.18

The Conservative party is in a post-The ...
  Topic: Brexit
Leonie Humphreys

Replies: 3
Views: 67

PostForum: Economics Forum   Posted: Wed Dec 05, 2018 8:48 am   Subject: Brexit
Cooooeeeee! Is anyone still out there???!

Just wondering if anyone can help explain the current pandemonium in Parliament over the Brexit exit deal?

Best wishes Leonie
  Topic: New Encyclical on the Environment
Leonie Humphreys

Replies: 2
Views: 3819

PostForum: Economics Forum   Posted: Sun Jun 21, 2015 7:45 am   Subject: New Encyclical on the Environment
Thank you for this too Joseph.

I received the following concerning this from Earth Day Network:

Dear Friend,

One month ago on Earth Day, Pope Francis urged all people to protect the Earth, an ...
  Topic: Economics and GAUDIUM ET SPES
Leonie Humphreys

Replies: 4
Views: 4631

PostForum: Economics Forum   Posted: Sun Jun 21, 2015 7:28 am   Subject: Economics and GAUDIUM ET SPES
Hello Joseph,

Thank you for this it is really beautiful and useful. What lovely language too especially in the first principle you quote above.

I particularly like this:

Thus, under the le ...
  Topic: Land Rights in Scotland
Leonie Humphreys

Replies: 0
Views: 3734

PostForum: Economics Forum   Posted: Mon Dec 15, 2014 5:54 am   Subject: Land Rights in Scotland
The following is from Andy Wightman's blog and is self-explanatory. It relates to the work of Andro Linklater - 'Owning the Earth' - see under separate topic a review of his book. Andro Linklater wa ...
  Topic: Owning the Earth - some reviews....
Leonie Humphreys

Replies: 0
Views: 5636

PostForum: Economics Forum   Posted: Mon Dec 15, 2014 5:42 am   Subject: Owning the Earth - some reviews....
What if: owning land is not the mark of advanced, modern societies, but “a bizarre mutation alien to most of humanity”?

Having so far only managed to get half way through Andro Linklater's book 'O ...
  Topic: It’s Black Friday – get me out of here!
Leonie Humphreys

Replies: 0
Views: 4042

PostForum: Economics Forum   Posted: Thu Dec 04, 2014 3:34 pm   Subject: It’s Black Friday – get me out of here!
It’s Black Friday – get me out of here!

Little did I know, whilst I sat with twenty or so others in rather lofty discussions about Plato’s Laws and the British constitution, that gathering outside ...
  Topic: History of Public Revenue Without Taxation by John Deval
Leonie Humphreys

Replies: 1
Views: 4228

PostForum: Economics Forum   Posted: Sat Nov 01, 2014 1:46 pm   Subject: History of Public Revenue Without Taxation by John Deval
The attached is a talk by John Deval concerning the history of public revenue without taxation in the UK and America during a specific period that he explains at the beginning. The talk was presented ...
  Topic: Consciousness
Leonie Humphreys

Replies: 26
Views: 20818

PostForum: Advaita and Modern Western Philosophy   Posted: Fri Apr 04, 2014 10:12 am   Subject: Consciousness
I have just seen Paul's comments too.

Thank you, what you say certainly makes sense - and the conditions were conducive in the case of the experience that I described above.

The implications abo ...
  Topic: Consciousness
Leonie Humphreys

Replies: 26
Views: 20818

PostForum: Advaita and Modern Western Philosophy   Posted: Fri Apr 04, 2014 9:57 am   Subject: Consciousness
Well, its a mystery!

Thank you for the further comments and poetic explanations.

I do remember many years ago in an aesthetics class with Dr James Armstrong he told a joke about consciousness. ...
  Topic: Consciousness
Leonie Humphreys

Replies: 26
Views: 20818

PostForum: Advaita and Modern Western Philosophy   Posted: Thu Apr 03, 2014 10:54 am   Subject: Consciousness
I was very interested to see this new forum appear on this site.

I have read some of the postings and in particular the ones above on ‘consciousness’.

I have a question – is there room for obser ...
  Topic: Selecting the Principle Target
Leonie Humphreys

Replies: 5
Views: 7728

PostForum: Economics Forum   Posted: Fri Feb 14, 2014 1:16 pm   Subject: Selecting the Principle Target
Dear Richard,

You ask about principles in common to reformers. Therefore the first need is to back track and ask the question:

What is the principle aim of each reform group?

You have probab ...
  Topic: When freedom and trauma lived side by side in Britain....
Leonie Humphreys

Replies: 11
Views: 14629

PostForum: Economics Forum   Posted: Wed Nov 13, 2013 5:35 pm   Subject: When freedom and trauma lived side by side in Britain....
Above the social conscience expressed by Russel Brand concerned the need for 'change and alternatives' to move towards a more equitable distribution of power and wealth. Here is its antithesis expres ...
  Topic: PLATO meets HENRY GEORGE.....
Leonie Humphreys

Replies: 10
Views: 10258

PostForum: Plato Forum   Posted: Wed Nov 13, 2013 3:57 pm   Subject: PLATO meets HENRY GEORGE.....
Dear Joseph,

You wrote:

It is nice that we agree and agree with Plato! If only it were that simple!

Oh, if only it were!

Thank you for your further elaboration.

It seems to me you make ...
 
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