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Books of Hope

After the death of Anthony Bourdain I’ve been hearing the word ‘suicide contagion’ being bandied around as if it were a Meme or a Gif. I don’t like the sound of it, no one does. 1,443 more words

Experiencing "top space" through hedonism

Prologue

I decided to give topping a try a few years ago. I had connected with a submissive male, and we’d talked a lot about what he liked and wanted, and I gave it a go. 495 more words

Non-Fiction

The Purpose of Government: Virtue

Departing somewhat from his theological expertise, St. Thomas Aquinas once wrote a work of political philosophy. In the book On Kingship to the King of Cypress he writes that, “ should command those things which lead to the happiness of Heaven and, as far as possible, forbid the contrary.” (You can see this in Chapter 16… 345 more words

Politics

The Teacher's Hedonic adaptation and how to get rid of it

Let me tell you about my friend Nick. Well, my friend Nick has become bored with everything he has in his life. He recognizes he owns a flourishing life, though he is unable to enjoy it because he became used to living it. 375 more words

Mentalhealth

My Anthony Bourdain Eulogy

Only wolves and lions eat alone, you should not eat, not even a snack, on your own. – Epicurus

For years, millions of viewers shared the pleasures of travel and dining with Anthony and, although he didn’t know them, many of us felt him as a friend thanks to the familiarity and intimacy of the dining experience.

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Christian Hedonism

I have thought a lot about the idea of Hedonism recently and have since been convinced that I was one and still am to some extent. 875 more words

Christian

How to Live: Should We Pursue Happiness or Meaning?

He has made everything beautiful in its time. Also, he has put eternity into man’s heart, yet so that he cannot find out what God has done from the beginning to the end.

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Philosophy