Content

EbbSpark content has been created in order to develop these ideas over time, hopefully forming a dialogue of sorts, so there may be value in reading somewhat chronologically (although many posts stand well alone).

The Themes pages will also provide an overview of  the various ideas covered, with links to relevant content.

Here is a list of all posts so far:


Oh, to be young again? (Tue, 9 Jul 2019)
What’s not essential (Thu, 4 Jul 2019)
Society as an imposition? (Tue, 2 Jul 2019)
Complication of being human (Thu, 13 Jun 2019)
What it is to be human (Tue, 4 Jun 2019)
Personal archaeology (Tue, 28 May 2019)
The world we’re living in (Thu, 23 May 2019)
Imperfection as perfection? (Thu, 9 May 2019)
Stories that bind us (Sat, 20 Apr 2019)
One thing leads to another (Tue, 16 Apr 2019)
What we say & what we mean (Tue, 9 Apr 2019)
Trust within modern society (Thu, 4 Apr 2019)
The beauty in home economics (Tue, 26 Mar 2019)
Imagining another way? (Thu, 14 Mar 2019)
Absolute or relative value (Thu, 21 Feb 2019)
This thing called love (Thu, 14 Feb 2019)
Economy as a battleground (Thu, 7 Feb 2019)
Questions around choice (Thu, 31 Jan 2019)
Do we need meaning? (Tue, 29 Jan 2019)
Love of self (Thu, 24 Jan 2019)
Can others join you? (Tue, 22 Jan 2019)
What you’re left with (Thu, 17 Jan 2019)
Caught in these thoughts (Tue, 15 Jan 2019)
Trust in technology? (Thu, 10 Jan 2019)
Invisible ties (Tue, 8 Jan 2019)
And, how much can we care? (Thu, 27 Dec 2018)
What really matters (Tue, 25 Dec 2018)
Culture as reflection (Sat, 15 Dec 2018)
Gifts, needs & being in want (Tue, 11 Dec 2018)
In the deep end… (Tue, 4 Dec 2018)
How important is real life? (Thu, 29 Nov 2018)
Who should we trust? (Tue, 27 Nov 2018)
Passivity, or responsibility (Thu, 22 Nov 2018)
The power of understanding (Thu, 15 Nov 2018)
Finding flaws (Tue, 13 Nov 2018)
Making adjustments (Thu, 8 Nov 2018)
Interdependency (Tue, 6 Nov 2018)
“How to win friends…” (Sat, 3 Nov 2018)
Attempts to influence (Thu, 1 Nov 2018)
Starting over in life (Tue, 16 Oct 2018)
Ideas of justice & vengeance (Thu, 11 Oct 2018)
Things change, over time (Sat, 6 Oct 2018)
Mathematics of life (Thu, 4 Oct 2018)
Cutting corners (Tue, 25 Sep 2018)
Tools (Thu, 20 Sep 2018)
Busking as a gift (Sat, 15 Sep 2018)
Meaning within it all (Thu, 13 Sep 2018)
Tuning out from environment (Tue, 11 Sep 2018)
What we know to pass on (Tue, 4 Sep 2018)
True words spoken in jest (Thu, 30 Aug 2018)
Cost and convenience (Tue, 28 Aug 2018)
Smart to play the system? (Tue, 21 Aug 2018)
“Watership Down” (Sat, 18 Aug 2018)
Value in being informed (Tue, 14 Aug 2018)
What holds it all together (Tue, 7 Aug 2018)
Playing with fire? (Sat, 4 Aug 2018)
What’s neutral? (Thu, 26 Jul 2018)
Strange arrogance of thought (Tue, 24 Jul 2018)
“The Measure of a Man” (Sat, 21 Jul 2018)
Cycles of mind & matter (Thu, 19 Jul 2018)
Business defining human life (Thu, 12 Jul 2018)
Will novelty ever wear off? (Sat, 7 Jul 2018)
Pick a side, any side (Thu, 5 Jul 2018)
What is economical (Tue, 3 Jul 2018)
How things change (Tue, 26 Jun 2018)
We’re all vulnerable (Thu, 21 Jun 2018)
Testing times (Tue, 19 Jun 2018)
Able to see what matters? (Thu, 14 Jun 2018)
Beauty in unexpected places (Thu, 7 Jun 2018)
Relating to one another (Tue, 5 Jun 2018)
Plato & “The Republic” (Sat, 2 Jun 2018)
Having boundaries (Thu, 31 May 2018)
Limits having a purpose (Tue, 29 May 2018)
Masks we all wear (Thu, 24 May 2018)
Codes of behaviour (Tue, 22 May 2018)
Dystopia as a powerful ideal (Sat, 19 May 2018)
Living as an open wound (Thu, 17 May 2018)
The creativity of living (Tue, 15 May 2018)
What we bring to life (Thu, 10 May 2018)
Seeing, knowing and loving (Tue, 8 May 2018)
Convergence and divergence (Sat, 5 May 2018)
Value in visible impacts (Thu, 3 May 2018)
Power in what we believe (Tue, 1 May 2018)
How we feel about society (Tue, 24 Apr 2018)
Worthless, or priceless? (Tue, 17 Apr 2018)
Conversation as revelation (Tue, 10 Apr 2018)
The idea of self reliance (Sat, 7 Apr 2018)
What is acceptable? (Thu, 29 Mar 2018)
Dealing with imperfection (Tue, 27 Mar 2018)
The way to be (Thu, 22 Mar 2018)
The conversation of society (Thu, 15 Mar 2018)
Common knowledge (Tue, 13 Mar 2018)
How it feels to be alive (Thu, 8 Mar 2018)
What are we thinking? (Tue, 6 Mar 2018)
The need for discernment (Thu, 1 Mar 2018)
Right to question and decide (Tue, 27 Feb 2018)
Community as an answer (Thu, 15 Feb 2018)
Intrinsic value of nature (Tue, 6 Feb 2018)
Complexity of life (Tue, 30 Jan 2018)
The philosopher stance (Thu, 25 Jan 2018)
Language and values (Tue, 23 Jan 2018)
Meaning in culture (Sat, 20 Jan 2018)
Tone in public dialogue (Thu, 18 Jan 2018)
Tell me why I should (Thu, 11 Jan 2018)
What is EbbSpark? (Thu, 4 Jan 2018)
Economy & Humanity (Tue, 12 Dec 2017)
What is real? (Thu, 7 Dec 2017)
The web and the wider world (Tue, 5 Dec 2017)
The worth of each life (Tue, 14 Nov 2017)
Does it all balance out? (Tue, 7 Nov 2017)
Thoughts on art & on life (Thu, 2 Nov 2017)
The potential of technology (Thu, 12 Oct 2017)
Pre-tech in film (Sat, 7 Oct 2017)
Aesthetic value of nature (Thu, 28 Sep 2017)
The human spirit (Tue, 26 Sep 2017)
We may as well laugh (Thu, 21 Sep 2017)
Things we can’t talk about (Tue, 19 Sep 2017)
“The Tipping Point” (Sat, 16 Sep 2017)
“Paradox of Choice” (Sat, 2 Sep 2017)
Culture selling us meaning (Thu, 31 Aug 2017)
What are the true costs? (Tue, 29 Aug 2017)
How it is / Selling out (Thu, 24 Aug 2017)
“People Skills” (Sat, 19 Aug 2017)
Reviving local community (Thu, 17 Aug 2017)
I am not just a sum (Tue, 25 Jul 2017)
Spirit as the invisible (Thu, 20 Jul 2017)
Learning to be human (Tue, 11 Jul 2017)
What inspires all of this (Tue, 4 Jul 2017)
Anger as a voice (Thu, 22 Jun 2017)
People wanting change (Tue, 20 Jun 2017)
Fashion, self & environment (Tue, 13 Jun 2017)
“New Renaissance” (Sat, 3 Jun 2017)
The motivation of money (Tue, 30 May 2017)
Laws and lawlessness (Thu, 25 May 2017)
“Manufacturing Consent” (Sat, 20 May 2017)
“Spiritual Emergency” (Sat, 6 May 2017)
Morality and modern thought (Thu, 4 May 2017)
Romance, love & the movies (Thu, 20 Apr 2017)
Living together (Thu, 13 Apr 2017)
Mirrors we offer one other (Tue, 28 Mar 2017)
The ideas of Eckhart Tolle (Sat, 18 Mar 2017)
How arguments avoid issues (Tue, 7 Mar 2017)
“Education’s End” (Sat, 4 Mar 2017)
Writings on Education (Thu, 2 Mar 2017)
What makes a good life (Tue, 28 Feb 2017)
Why seek a single truth? (Thu, 23 Feb 2017)
Modern activism in practice (Tue, 21 Feb 2017)
Podcasts as conversation (Sat, 18 Feb 2017)
Media and responsibility (Thu, 16 Feb 2017)
Living the dream (Tue, 14 Feb 2017)
Reality as a sense check (Thu, 9 Feb 2017)
The value of art in society (Tue, 7 Feb 2017)
What do we see in beauty? (Tue, 31 Jan 2017)
Waste and consumer choices (Tue, 10 Jan 2017)
“Small is Beautiful” (Sat, 7 Jan 2017)
Natural World (Thu, 5 Jan 2017)
The challenge of community (Thu, 29 Dec 2016)
Animals in human society (Tue, 20 Dec 2016)
“Essays” by Emerson (Sat, 17 Dec 2016)
Value of each human being (Thu, 15 Dec 2016)
Age, Image & Self Worth (Tue, 13 Dec 2016)
Spirituality since the 80s (Thu, 8 Dec 2016)
Media immediacy (Tue, 6 Dec 2016)
Happiness and modern life (Thu, 1 Dec 2016)
Values and the economic (Thu, 24 Nov 2016)
So, this is EbbSpark (Tue, 22 Nov 2016)