Tag Archives: Alain de Botton

The quote and the iceberg

Imagine you’re walking into town on a Saturday morning, planning to buy some things, and suddenly you’re accosted by a man wearing unfashionable clothes that look a bit dirty, no shoes and and a beard. He’s shortish and has a … Continue reading

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Counting towards happiness

A while ago, I saw a woman who had decided to count every item in her house, where she lived with her boyfriend and their son. At first, she tried to make a list of her possessions. Then she bought … Continue reading

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The atheist holiday

“Organising atheists has been compared to herding cats, because they tend to think independently and will not conform to authority.” I’m sure most of us are familiar with this quote from Richard Dawkins. I would like to explore what makes … Continue reading

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