Why Does World Exist

The true mystery of the world is the visible, not the invisible. – Oscar Wilde Recently, I was driving with two of my brothers from New England to New York, and we all got to talking about religion. One gladly played up his own skepticism: isn’t it suspicious, he said,…

12 Christmas Songs You Probably Havent

12 Christmas Songs You Probably Haven’t Heard (And Should) Last Christmas, we talked about what a tragedy it is that poppy Christmas music has become the most obnoxious part of the most wonderful time of the year. In that same spirit of avoiding the Christmas tunes that drive us mad,…

Good Man Is Hard To Find

A Good Man Is Hard to Find The lights must never go out, The music must always play, All the conventions conspire To make this fort assume The furniture of home; Lest we should see where we are, Lost in a haunted wood, Children afraid of the night Who have…

Pumped up kicks badlands and banality

“It would have been very comforting indeed to believe that Eichmann was a monster . . . The trouble with Eichmann was precisely that so many were like him, and that the many were neither perverted nor sadistic, that they were, and still are terribly and terrifyingly normal.” – Hannah…

Dyson DC25 Review

Dyson DC25 Vacuum Cleaner Review Looking for a new vacuum cleaner can be difficult. You need to know what features are important to you, what specs are good and how other customers feel about their purchase. Before the internet it was a lot harder to do some real research. But…

Fourteen Philosophical Films (That the Lists Missed)

Fourteen Philosophical Films (That the Lists Missed) If you scour the internet for “philosophical films,” you’ll come across some perfectly satisfactory lists that include the must-sees: the metaphysical labyrinth of The Matrix, the ethical feast of Groundhog Day, the Sartrean existentialism and alienation of Taxi Driver, and so on. But…