Friday, 3 June 2022



'One cannot see the forest for the trees' they say but what if the forest is really only a single tree appearing to us as a group?

Monday, 2 May 2022

Sunday, 17 April 2022

The New Problem of Suffering


What, in the next ten thousand years, are we to do with all the non-human animals?

Sunday, 10 April 2022

Thursday, 23 December 2021



Just as there are stones we cannot lift without the help of machines so there are philosophical problems whose solution will belong to the machines we build to solve them, not to us; to us the solution will not seem like a solution.

Wednesday, 8 December 2021

The problem is the problem


Is it the world or us that is wrong? Perhaps nothing is wrong at all. 

Thursday, 18 November 2021



The most we may hope for are moments of near perfection.  

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