Why the devil is lonely

This is how to be a ‘good’ person. It starts with understanding what ‘evil’ really is. Where does loneliness come from? Where does violence come from? Where does suffering come from? There was a box, once, apparently. A box that contained all the ills of the world. And someone went and opened it. And what […]

60 minutes scaremongery… Here’s My Predictions!

I definitely don’t think prices are going to fall 40%. No way. But where do I see prices going? I lay out my thinking here. Everyone has been quick to ridicule 60 Minutes and their episode last week about Australia’s coming “house price crash”. (They’re not actually quotation marks. They’re air quotes.) And fair enough. […]

Be happy and save the world. Here’s how.

Have we pushed out intellects to far? Is it stopping us from being happy? So, how’s the age of reason working out for you so far? I’m not going to try and tell you that the age of reason – our drive to be more rational, logical and scientific – has been all that bad. […]

How you treat cabbages is the key to your success

An Indian parable that points to the essence of personal growth. There’s a teaching story out of India I really love. There’s someone living on rocky and infertile island. One day someone comes out of the water and says to them, “What are you doing here? You should come across to this other island. It’s […]