I had a curious sensation of fading, being absorbed into the background, while walking along a country lane in glorious winter sunshine.
Can or should you remain in a state or place of “silence” or must or ought you return to the world?
I hadn’t quite realized until very recently just how damaging the human ego is.
Let the world go by and you may find yourself at peace.
Figuratively speaking I suspect the meek are indeed blessed and that in a sense they shall inherit, if not the earth, then at least a life of peace.
Is there anything so wondrous as a man truly happy in his own skin and content with his life and … More
How much better you feel when you focus on the good and ignore the bad.
Do we need economic growth? I find myself answering “no”.
My chum Alfred has reached an odd stage in his journey into psychedelic oblivion.
“Exi ergo, transgressor. Exi, seductor, plene omni dolo et fallacia, virtutis inimici, innocentium persecutor.”
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Given the basic needs of life and in the absence of physiological abnormality, the solution is fairly simple. The trick … More
We can expect limited success in our endeavours to change but some change is better than none. We may be able to tip the balance in our favour.
It is pleasant to imagine that there was a day in the distant past where people did not live in Grenfell Tower and didn’t have to look at Trump’s haircut in the media.
Is everything bad? Is the world a bad place? Are we humans damned and doomed? Is there any good news?
I am disappointed to hear that Scandinavian happiness is “more a matter of class whether you can afford to take time to take care of yourself”.
If you can deal with depression at all you need to determine whether your life is causing your anxiety or whether it is your anxiety which is ruining your life.
Can we find peace in this world despite what the Book of Common Prayer says?
If you are not satisfied and fulfilled by your job it is a fair bet you are not happy. Certainly not as happy as you could and should be.
Will science provide what religion has failed to give us? According to the “transhumanists” the answer is assuredly yes.
Happiness is perhaps best described as the absence of unhappiness.
Suddenly a White Rabbit with pink eyes runs close by. Don’t follow it!