Question Everything

Question Everything

When I was 16 I had an embarrassing experience that at once humiliated me and taught me an invaluable lesson. I was in my first ever sociology class...

The Cracking of the Mask

You know when the mask begins to crack. The mask you've worn for so long no longer feels comfortable. Not that it ever truly did, but now for some...

Soul Searching in Selfridges

Now you won't find me in Selfridges very often but occasionally the misfortune befalls me. It's a funny old place. Full of people with cash to...

Can Ayahuasca Really Make You Happy?

Can Ayahuasca Really Make You Happy?

A lot has been written about the therapeutic efficacy and transformative power of the visionary Amazonian brew ayahuasca. I myself have...

Cleansing the Inner Shmuck

The author and philosopher Alain de Botton once said 'Whatever one does, the inner shmuck never quite goes away'. I'm afraid I have to agree. While...

It Is Never Enough

Knowing others is intelligence; knowing yourself is true wisdom. Mastering others is strength; mastering yourself is true power. If you realise that...

Finding Meaning Beyond Absurdity

You and I live on a giant rock hurtling through space. We used to be apes, and before that we were fish. Before that, we were tiny little gooey...

Floating in a Sea of Stars

I've no idea how long I've been lying here. It could be half an hour, it could be several weeks. I open my eyes. All I can see is the dark infinity...

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