Metaphysics

The End of War

The End of War by John Horgan McSweeney's Books

Sunday, 18 March, 2012, 12:00am

Divining his reality by re-dreaming the world

Tell us about your latest book of essays, A Time for New Dreams.

4 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Grasp your bright ideas

Often good ideas wither on the vine as we fail to act on them. But Stefania Lucchetti can easily tell you how to make ideas a reality: she is the author of Ideas in Reality: Making Your Ideas Happen.

29 May 2011 - 12:00am

Devil and angels battle it out in North Point

Is it a house of sin or a house of the Lord?

13 Nov 2010 - 12:00am

Dream come true

The human brain could be called the ultimate virtual-reality machine. After all, with a little imagination, your mind can transport you to a tropical beach or mountaintop. Alas, such a pleasantly distracted state is hard to sustain unless you enlist an engaging trigger such as a book, a movie or psychotropic drugs.

16 Aug 2009 - 12:00am

The Editor's Note

The Greek philosopher Aristotle lived in an age of heroes. One of his pupils was Alexander the Great. And yet when it came to courage Aristotle was not impressed by martial arts. 'I count him braver who overcomes his desires than him who conquers his enemies,' he wrote in his Ethics.

3 Jul 2009 - 12:00am

Conference promotes spiritual awareness to boost well-being

Teachers have to boost the spiritual education of students to strengthen their emotional well-being, a conference attended by overseas leading philosophers and experts on spiritual education was told this week.

12 Jun 2009 - 12:00am

Holistics

Om squad

Free meditation instruction (English and Cantonese). Today, 7pm-8.30pm; May 27, 11am-noon, Yoga Mala, 239 Jaffe Rd, Causeway Bay. Inquiries: 2116 0894

Air force

23 May 2008 - 12:00am

Mapping My Mind

Nilanjan Das uses everyday objects to explore the mind and emotion in minimal mixed-media paintings, including Soul (above). Today-Fri, 8am-9pm, 1/F Devon House, Taikoo Place, 979 King's Rd, Quarry Bay. Inquiries: 2844 5094. Ends Fri

7 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

Holistics

Time to shine

Systemic constellation workshop with Joan Ma and Brigitta Dunki. Tomorrow, 2pm-7pm, Asia Pacific Aromatherapy, Rm 1204, Unicorn Trade Ctr, 131 Des Voeux Rd, Central, HK$500. Inquiries: 9309 5987

Star power

12 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

Art and soul

Many people think they're lucky to have one love in life, but for artist-singer Ama, only two will do as she blends painting and music into a seamless whole

21 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

Fruit flies glued to a wire show free will is not limited to humans, researchers argue

Is there such a thing as free will? And if so, is it what distinguishes people from animals by our ability to tell right from wrong? These weighty questions have haunted the greatest minds for centuries.

19 May 2007 - 12:00am

Conversations with God

Starring: Henry Czerny, Vilma Silva, T. Bruce Page

Director: Stephen Deutsch

Category: I

12 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

Speak your mind

Welcome to Speak Your Mind, our new podcast forum on issues of the day. Simply call our voicemail line on 8175 0270 and leave your comments. We're starting with an issue on everyone's mind: What do you think of the government plans for Tamar? Call us by tomorrow, and hear the show on Thursday at podcasting.scmp.com

12 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

The Right Questions

The Right Questions

by Debbie Ford

Hodder Mobius $135

21 Nov 2004 - 12:00am

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