Category Archives: Difference and Diversity

Why did I go Mad?


BBC Horizon documentary aired in UK on 2nd May, 2017. Why Did I Go Mad? It starts us off in familiar territory, deep within the orthodox belief – the story that that people who hear voices have a thing called … Continue reading

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When diagnosis sets us apart…


Such is the power of its hold over our way of understanding ourselves in recent years that if  you look up the word in a dictionary of current usage you’ll need to take a long gaze to get beyond its … Continue reading

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The Dialogic – Mikhail Bahktin


I’ve had an interest in and been working in dialogue for many years, much of what I’d learned came from a different source, people like David Bohm, Peter Senge, William Isaacs and its application in working with teams and in … Continue reading

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kiss my hairy Greek arse – George Michael


Kiss my hairy Greek Arse
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Documentary – THEY HEARD VOICES


A new documentary about the diversity of human experience- THEY HEARD VOICES movie by Toronto Filmmaker Jonathan Balazs.
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Confabulation TO – Wed 7th Dec 2016


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The Detective who hears voices and sees dead people


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The Pathology of Privilege – Tim Wise


Tim Wise talk on The Pathology of Privilege.      

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What is “psychosis”?


Look it up and you’ll find all kinds of nonsense  up/downloaded as answer to that question, most commonly: “Loss of contact with reality.” What does that even mean? For sure, whoever says that to you most assuredly has.   Truth … Continue reading

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The line between…


    The line between hallucinating and perceiving is not as crisp as we like to think. In a sense when we look at the world, we are hallucinating all the time. One could almost regard perception as choosing the … Continue reading

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