We struggle to connect. There’s no loneliness like the loneliness of a big city. You are an individual among millions of people.
On cartoons, ships, and leaving people. One of the most read and the most popular essays I’ve written.
It is not enough to know the name of something. To know, to truly understand something means to be bravely curious. The fact that you know the bird’s name is ‘halzenfugel’ means nothing.
This is a thought eperiement, a book review, a lament and a hopeful conversation – all rolled into one. Is it possible that we have…too much freedom?
Do you know the history of your labels? Do you know why you belong to the group you belong to? Have you made a conscious decision or has it been handed down to you?