Thursday, 18 June 2015

Faith Debates

Westminster Faith Debates is a great website if you are looking for some stimulating thought on religion in the United Kingdom.

Of particular interest is the pamphlet: A new settlement for religion and belief in schools

Although the system in the UK is quite different to here in Australia there are some interesting ideas and arguments in this document.

Friday, 5 June 2015

Break your brain and see differently

This is an amazing little video that explores the idea of how deeply our biases and ways of seeing are embedded in our brains. Sometimes it doesn't matter what we know, something deeper is shaping the way we act. This video would be a useful way of exploring all kinds of questions, such as: Are we really in control? How much do our habits shape our thinking and acting?