I once sat at the edge of the world, in a place called Port Douglas, and saw the above. And I had nothing but time, and space, and myself at the edge of paradise. After a fairly turbulent year, this was a moment of uninterrupted peace and tranquility, a site and place of pure reflection. […]Read more "A Moment of Solitude at The Edge of Paradise"
Life’s a weird beast. It’s everything we are, were and everything we’re going to be. It’s all the days we wish happened, and all the days that did, for everyone and everything around us. Sometimes, you have everything you ever wanted. The next day, it feels empty, like it’s just a hologram, an empty reflection. […]Read more "Reflections on a Year of Change"
What drives us? What’s the mechanism that makes us choose a path? That decision which makes us unique? Do we wake up asleep and let all that happens around us be a quirk of fate, or do we take ownership over our lives? Why do we do the things we do? What makes us […]Read more "Motivations"
With recent events going on across the world regarding sovereignty, the nature of freedom, free markets and the threat of far right movements, it felt relevant to offer some thoughts about the nature of freedom itself. I want to discuss this because there’s a growing resentment across western societies (the US and the UK in […]Read more "The Illusion of Freedom"
Another philosophical post, brought about thanks to a conversation with a relative about the nature of things. After thinking on it for a while, I have some thoughts about the nature of destiny, fate and our place in it. We live in the universe. Stunning revelation of the obvious aside, this means there’s a certain […]Read more "Destiny and Fate: Some Thoughts about People and Decisions"