In the philosophical sitcom The Good Place, the main characters come to the realisation that no-one is gaining enough points to go to The Good Place (it’s a merit points-based system n… Read More
Who are your closest friends? I imagine that very quickly in trying to answer that question some names and face came to your mind. The second step is to think about what those friends have b… Read More
Most people, when asked, are likely to say that they want a good, long, healthy, and satisfying life. What separates and divides people is not so much the goal but the means of getting there… Read More
Here are things I’ve read, watched and discovered as my curiosity got the better of me this week. Some interesting things (to me) Seven posts that caught my eye. Declared Dea… Read More
There’s so much noise in life. So many voices telling me how to be productive, how to do this or that better. The cacophony can be confusing. Yet wisdom makes its own sound, it plays i… Read More
My son, if sinners entice you, do not consent.Proverbs 1:10 It’s very simple isn’t it? When given the opportunity to sin don’t agree, don’t… Read More
Vinoth Ramachandra was speaking at an American university about ten years ago on the theme of justice and he told his audience that “the three most important contemporary justice chall… Read More
In preparation for a new series on wisdom, I asked people on Twitter for the best & wisest advice they’d been given. “Never say no out of fear.”“Don’t bu… Read More
Here are things I’ve read, watched and discovered as my curiosity got the better of me this week. It was a bit delayed but better late than never. Probably. Some interesting things… Read More
A common perception is that science is neutral and objective and can therefore be trusted. Science simply presents the facts, and facts are facts and ideology is something for the religious… Read More
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