Author Archives for Steve Peters

The Last True Hermit

September 25, 2020 8:11 am Published by Leave your thoughts

The Last True Hermit tells the story of Christopher Knight, a man who spend twenty-seven years living in complete isolation in the woods of Central Marine. Knight survived for all that time, through the harsh Maine winters, by stealing food,...read more...


How Do We Live Without Meaning?

September 24, 2020 8:41 am Published by Leave your thoughts

If life is truly meaningless, is committing suicide the only rational response? Camus’ answer ws an emphatic “No.” There may not be any explanation for our unjust world, but choosing to live regardless, is the deepest expression of out genuine...read more...


The Habit Dip

September 23, 2020 8:59 am Published by Leave your thoughts

A great piece on Leo Babauta on something he calls the “habit dip”: This dip is something everyone faces when changing habits: we lose motivation, we get discouraged, we encounter difficulty, we lose focus because other things get in the...read more...


Is Democracy A Good Thing?

September 23, 2020 8:29 am Published by Leave your thoughts

It’s easy to think of democracy as an unquestionable good in the world. It’s what we’ve all grown up with for one. But it’s also our only defence against tyrrany and elitism and corrupti…ok, it’s not working out too well...read more...


Who Am I?

September 22, 2020 10:27 am Published by Leave your thoughts

There’s been a lot of talk about the nature of the self here, but perhaps none of it has been presented more beautifully than in this video from The School of Life. Do yourself a favour, make yourself comfortable, and...read more...