Non-fiction

It is by calling acts of violence ‘terrorism’ that we are terrorised

15 June 2016

Human communication can help us to better understand ourselves, each other and the nature of the world we live in. Unfortunately, it can also do the opposite.

A haiku about the extraordinariness of mundanity

8 August 2014

So fascinatingly boring, or boringly fascinating

There is no such thing as evil – but it’s important to behave badly

26 February 2014

Objective morality doesn’t exist, only the desires of individuals and groups, so if you want the world to be a better place you’ll have to act ‘immorally’ now and again

An unbegun – and therefore hardly finished – discussion about truth

22 October 2013

Not only is this post not a finished thesis (coherent proposition), but it is hardly begun (like the work of Jennyanydots). Rather, it represents my current thinking on the notion of truth, committed to file in the hopes of both identifying some structure or path, and soliciting insight from others.

Finding the philosophy… in running

19 October 2013

The philosophy of exercise, and the philosophy of one’s attitude to exercise

Finding the philosophy… in a mistake

4 October 2013

Or, turning a lie to children into a philosophical enquiry

Finding the philosophy… in a tin of tomato soup

2 October 2013

Is there a ‘taste of tomato’?

If we ignore the human in the ‘troll’, they will always exist

2 August 2013

The only way to rid ourselves of online abusers is to understand why they do what they do

On another’s pants

22 April 2011

Our approach to foreign undergarments of the nether regions belies the nature of the world each of us lives in

Ashamed haiku

5 April 2010

On my complicity with the spirit of the age