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Not everyone's cup of tea

You are either going to love or hate The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue by Mackenzi Lee. I loved it.

When I first started listening to the audiobook, I did not really like Monty in the first chapter. 375 more words

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Epicurus and the Good Life - Other than Hedonism

It never rains but it pours. So two posts in the same day.

I came across this oldie-but-goodie article at The Economist’s 1843 site. Apart from explaining the injustice done to the memory of Epicurus, it also sets out salient parts of Epicurus’ down-to-earth and wise philosophy. 88 more words


What I Believe: Inevitable Sin

The reason there is so much sin among us humans is that we have so many opportunities. We are corrupt in some of our actions and desires, are tempted by the pleasures of this world and its overwhelming presence in our lives, and actively assaulted by spiritual forces of evil. 136 more words

Edinburgh: Festival Fringe

Not long after meeting my friend Catriona, she told me that if I were to ever visit her hometown of Edinburgh, Scotland, the time to do it is August, when the city transforms into a month-long celebration of arts and abnormality: The Fringe Festival. 1,014 more words


Orwell on Fascism

In a review of some particular version of Mein Kampf, George Orwell (author of Nineteen Eighty-Four and Animal Farm) had this to say about fascism, and in particular Hitler’s National Socialism: 687 more words

I Had Milk Chocolate (Still Vegan?!)

I recently contacted iChoc – a company that specializes in producing organic vegan chocolates – even “milk” ones!

I asked them if they would be so kind to send me a chocolate or two so I can test them out and let you guys know what I thought about them because I know that a lot of you following my blog/Instagram are interested in substituting at least some of your meals for plant based ones. 786 more words


Utilitarianism and the Moral Life by J. P. Moreland

I found this essay on After All, but it looks like their site is not working well, so I’m just going to steal it and post it here, in case it disappears completely. 1,202 more words