a transformative affair

I started blogging on February 8, 2004 at 2:32 PM. I’ve been hooked on it ever since. But then monetisation happened, social media happened, and the blogosphere changed forever. And that’s fine. What’s not fine is that people continue to ignore the fact that they don’t own their social media accounts. And if you’ve been […]

Philosophy matters

You never know when you’re going turn up at your friend’s house for a beer and end up making a video. 

How to Live Like Diogenes: Lessons from the Savage Philosopher

When most people think about ancient Greece, they think about gods and goddesses, epic battles, and grandiose architecture. But there was another side to ancient Greeceā€”a side that focused on simple living, self-reliance, and questioning everything. This side is captured in the philosophy of Diogenes. Diogenes was a man ahead of his time. Born in […]

the one thing

This is where I find myself on this grayest of gray days here in the UK. I stole it from an Amazon reviewer, who stole it from Gary Keller’s book, who stole it from the movie City Slickers. It is the summation of all my searching. a dialogue between Curly and Mitch… Curly: Do you […]

an approach to life for gentle souls

There’s something comforting in seeing the universe as one big book and life as one big school. Over the past decade, I have tried to live my life in accordance with this simple outlook. I can walk outside and read the signs and omens and pay attention to the soul of the world, which as […]

the interconnectedness of things

Arthur Koestler reminds us that each whole thing is made of its own parts, while at the same time being part of a larger whole. He called this a holon. No creature or system can exist by itself. Being part of a larger system, it must integrate or die! I’ve always had this sense that […]