Those are good aspirations---similar to mine (you can check out "about me" on my Nexus page).
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Terry Meaden (I am British too)
of "ORIGINS: Universe, Life, Humankind, Darwin..."
This busy group has fine discussion, good writing, about 100 science video clips including 10 recent Stanford University lectures on evolution, and seeks to understand the mysteries of the universe and how life and everything began.