Spent the afternoon at a water-park in Dubai, mainly reading Cormac McCarthy’s 2006 novel, The Road . If there’s ever a book I don’t recommend reading in a water-park in Dubai, its Cormac McCarthy’s novel, The Road. The book is set in a post-apocalyptic world, in which some unspecified ecological disaster led to the sun Read more…

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There are probably around 200 people in the world who describe themselves as Stoics, including me. Why choose to follow such an obscure and minority philosophy? Is it an act of willful perversity, like supporting Norwich FC? If you are a Westerner, and are spiritually inclined, you have a number of options before you. Christianity Read more…

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