Why you shouldn’t care about spoilers + Notes on Hyouka

The worrying modern trend people have of caring about spoilers, especially for Game of Thrones, which is poorly-written television anyway, annoys me to no end. Continue reading


The Antipodean Framework

There’s a certain framework that seems to be governing various aspects of how we think about history and the world. And I’m christening it the ‘antipodean framework’ because I like the name even though there’s probably already a name for this concept.

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Montaigne, Part II. On knowing others (again) and some comments on The Seventh Seal

Some weeks ago, in the grip of a fever, I wrote a pointless little article called ‘On Knowing Others’. This is a continuation that aims to retroactively add some substance to that. It’s also a tangentially related quick analysis of Bergman’s 1957 classic The Seventh Seal, for some reason.

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