The Food We Eat

Is it any wonder at all that geeks and philosophers should envisage a world where ‘the masses’ (i.e. you and me) are made to eat synthetic meat, insects and genetically modified vegetables and fruit? 

Why Hope?

Why hope? Now more than ever before is hope useful, relevant, and necessary. We hope because we still believe that there is some good worth fighting for. We hope, because it is what a healthy human does. We hope because we still can.

Hope and Delusion: critical storytelling for difficult times

Pari Center, 16 May 2021 Talk on the nature of hope and its place in the human experience. References to Viktor Frankl, Gabriel Marcel, Albert Camus, Emily Dickinson, Pema Chödrön and Thanissaro Bikkhu. Talk was delivered via Zoom to an audience of around forty people. Below a PDF with the talk notes and a bibliography. …