I’ve started a Youtube Channel – The Patterson Post MMA. I’ve always wanted to try my hand at video, so a weekly MMA newsletter seemed like the best course of action. I’ve also got a subreddit to create a bit of a community. So, if that sounds interesting to you, check it out! Like, subscribeContinue reading “The Patterson Post – MMA”
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Hello readers, Ross Blog has been on a hiatus since the 20th Patterson Post. I’ve been focussing energy elsewhere, so I thought I’d fire out an update on what’s been going on. I’ve started a degree in Journalism at Edinburgh Napier. I strongly believe the world needs good journalism now more than ever. Fake newsContinue reading “An Update”
There is no space for ineffectiveness in MMA. Either a technique works, or it doesn’t. The same can be said of an evolutionary trait: if it’s useful, it will stick around, if not, it will disappear from the gene poole, fast.
The Caledonian Forest is the name given to the small pockets of ancient, native woodland left in Scotland. A few hundred years ago, it would have covered the vast majority of the Scottish mainland, giving home to wolves, bears, wild boar, lynx, red squirrels, deer, golden eagles, osprey, beavers, badgers and barn owls, to nameContinue reading “The Ancient Caledonian Forest – A Woodland in Crisis”
You can feel truth. It touches your soul. MLK’s I Have a Dream, a breath-taking sunset, watching a sportsperson in their prime – these are all truths. It can be difficult to explain it with words, but everyone experiencing it will look at each other, smile knowingly and nod their head in agreement. Van Neistat’sContinue reading “The “Fourth Turning” – Crisis.”
Hi Everyone, This week I’m writing about leadership. I suspect I’m not the only one uninspired by the people in power. I’m asking why that is and what we can do about it. Let me know your thoughts in the comments! Read time – 5 minutes On Leadership The world is in a crisis ofContinue reading “On Leadership – The Patterson Post #20”
The year is 684BCE. Two young, Greek Olympians stare each other down, ready to test their skills. The event they will compete in is “Pankration” – an ancient form of Mixed Martial Arts. The only difference between modern MMA and Pankration is the gloves. All of the rules are essentially the same. In both sports,Continue reading “Why Mixed Martial Arts Belongs in The Olympics”
Hello everybody, ‘Tis I once again, writing about a subject close to my heart – psychedelics. I know these substances come with a lot of baggage and preconceptions. But please read with an open mind and heart. Estimated read time – 5 minutes Enjoy! The New Science of Psychedelics In the 1960s, a Harvard psychologistContinue reading “The New Science of Psychedelics – The Patterson Post #19”
Hi everyone, A little late due to a last minute topic change and some delays in the world of Ross. Read time – 4 minutes Violence Towards Women – Men’s Problem to Fix Sarah Everard was walking home from a friend’s house when she went missing. Her body was later found with a police officerContinue reading “On Violence Towards Women – The Patterson Post #18”