Have I got your full attention?

Modern life is all about the sovereignty and autonomy of the individual while at the same time everyone of us is the voluntary slave of a paraphernalia of technological tools demanding our constant attention. Have we lost the ability to stay in touch with our ‘real’ self through periods of silence and meditation? Being genuinely free would surely require a conscious effort to dissociate ourselves from the ‘white noise’ of our everyday life and a return to the pleasures of ...

How can Faith be a WoK?

When the IB introduced Faith as one of its new Ways of Knowing, a few eyebrows will have been raised in surprise if not bewilderment. For many the idea of Faith as a path to Knowledge was simply a contradiction in terms. For these individuals, Faith could only been seen as an obstacle to or a contradiction of true knowledge. Whether this is necessarily so shall be seen in what follows. To understand many people’s scepticism of Faith as a WoK ...