How not to get angry

At the time of writing, Britons are contemplating leaving the European Union. Every news outlet is discussing little else. In keeping with the gradual slide of Western politics into mud-slinging …

Bullshit is evil

Or … The moral imperative to align one’s beliefs with the evidence If believing something makes you happier, reduces your suffering, then it’s legitimate to believe it, even in the …

Email is broken

Email is broken. Not just email. Text messages. WhatsApp. Facebook Messenger. Google hangouts. Twitter direct messages. Snapchat. The number of options we have for communicating with each other instantaneously online …

The fear of missing out

Right now, at this very moment, in your nearest town or city there are people having fun. No matter whether it is late afternoon or early morning, somebody somewhere is …

There are no souls

My aunt died yesterday. Well, in fact she was my second cousin, once removed, but my mother’s family is very close and so, throughout my childhood, she and her family …