Intrepid TV vicar Peter Owen Jones inspires sixth formers at Prior Park College in Bath to reflect on the importance of generosity and laughter The first in a new series of educational talks for schools by BBC TV’s “Extreme Pilgrim” Peter Owen Jones – renowned for his televised investigations of over 80 faiths around… Continue reading New global faith talk for schools is a major hit with students
Intrepid vicar Peter Owen Jones prepares to give educational talks to UK schools, sharing his experience of exploring the world’s vast pantheon of spiritual traditions Peter Owen Jones, the maverick 21st century priest, TV presenter and interfaith explorer – celebrated for his fascinating BBC TV documentaries like Around the World in 80 Faiths and Extreme Pilgrim… Continue reading BBC TV’s Extreme Pilgrim takes schools ‘Around the World in 80 Faiths’
From the “banned talks”of Hancock and Sheldrake to revoking TEDxWestHollywood TED = Status Quo Ideas Worth Spreading? TED’s website “open discussions” about the censored TEDx talks of Graham Hancock (The War on Consciousness) and Rupert Sheldrake (The Science Delusion) were closed on Wednesday (2nd April – see individual discussion pages here and here). Yet no… Continue reading Materialism versus Idealism – TED censorship saga continues…
Friday 29th March Continuing censorship of TEDx talks of Graham Hancock and Rupert Sheldrake as yet unexplained by TED following their Science Board’s retraction of sweeping claims of “unscientific and factual errors” TED ignores calls for a free and fair debate from both Hancock and Sheldrake, as well as an appeal from London TEDx organisers… Continue reading TED banned talks controversy mushrooms
Following popular outcry in response to TED’s censorship of recent TEDx talks by controversial thinkers Graham Hancock and Rupert Sheldrake, TED is forced to retract its position and put the talks back online in a “reserved” area of their website. By then news of the gaffe had already spread, and hundreds of people independently uploaded… Continue reading TED’s Censorship Problem – Ideas Worth Suppressing?
The Isbourne Holistic Centre – a pioneering health and wellbeing charity aiming to create positive lives through education – is very excited to be hosting the legendary Dr Masaru Emoto from Japan for a talk at Cheltenham Town Hall on Tuesday 19th March (7-8.30pm), entitled “From the Era of Gold to the Era of Water“. … Continue reading “Water Crystal Legend” Dr Masaru Emoto shares his life’s work in a talk for the Isbourne Holistic Centre in Cheltenham, UK
Visions for Transition Three remarkable young women unite to stage TEDx Whitechapel – a one-day conference proffering powerful inspiration for creating a more beautiful and sustainable world Standing on a platform before a forest of trees, storyteller Ben MacFadyen tells the mythical story of Atlas – born of his mother Gaia, the Earth – to… Continue reading Visions for Transition: TEDx Whitechapel review
On Monday 22nd October, I will be giving an evening talk – ‘JOURNEY TO THE HEART’ – at the Isbourne Holistic Centre in Cheltenham about my adventures as a holistic explorer and travel writer, having left London’s PR rat race in 2003 and decided to follow my heart. Illustrated with evocative photography, the talk will… Continue reading Journey to the Heart – talk at the Isbourne Holistic Centre