Atheism and Religion
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
Zen and Meditation
British Humanist Association, BHA,
asked for answers to 'What's it all for?' This is mine.
I am listed in:
100 Global Minds: 2015
most influential psychologists (25)
and 30 most
influential counseling psychologists (30)
TED talk (with
subtitles in 23 languages). Also on memes and tremes
book chapter or
Feature article in New
Dan Dennett and I had a fun 'Conversation' about his new book at the
Bristol Festival of Ideas on 22.02.17.
Listen and see my
Edge question 2017.
See my answer
- and my original, rejected, answer
on 'Out-of-body experiences'
Edge Question 2016. The book
"Know this" has just been published. Including my answer
to interview from the QED
Conference in Manchester, for Talk Nerdy, October 2016
14 July 2016
Listen to Intelligence Squared, London, panel discussion and
celebration of Richard Dawkins 40th anniversary of The Selfish
Lecture on out-of-body
experiences, CogNovo, University of Plymouth, 7 December 2015
100 Global Minds: The Most Daring Cross-Disciplinary Thinkers in the
After Charlie - see this
open letter on academic freedom
lecture at the American
Atheists National Convention (Memphis 2015)
100 walked out of my lecture - post and comments on Richard
Dawkins Foundation website, and at Psychology Today.
am offended, I won't listen'
Old things I still like
Encounters', A BBC documentary about alien abductions that I
presented back in 1994 - recently made available on YouTube.
BBC Radio 4
"A Place of Silence",
recorded in 1998. A half-hour documentary about the Maenllwyd
retreat in rural Wales.
Castaway on Desert
Island Discs BBC Radio 4, 3.5.98 and 8.5.98.
You can read about Emily and her anorexia in the
ABC News, in
her blog, and in
mine at CiF.
To find out about me :
Who am I? or CV
Follow me on
You might like to know:
Why I gave up parapsychology
Why I left my job
Why I support the
legalization of drugs
and Anyone's Child
- families against the War on drugs.
My Guardian blog
Psychology Today Blog
Books on Consciousness :
Consciousness: An Introduction
A very short introduction to consciousness.
Conversations on Consciousness
more ...see Consciousness
Zen and the Art of
Published April 2011 (previously Ten Zen Questions)
Read Chapters 1 to 8,
Join in the
Ten Zen Blog
or my Psychology Today blog
or for more see Zen
without free will'; British Humanist Annual
Listen to "The Myth of
Free Will", broadcast on BBC Radio 3, on 2.11.08 - on YouTube
Donald Winchester at Watson Little
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Patron of the
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