For me, the most useful way to frame most non-medicinal drugs – including alcohol, coffee, cigarettes, non-prescribed prescription medications, and other more illicit goodies – is this: drugs are psychological tools with that provide or enhance pleasure.
While watching Sarah slaughter a whole family of cave dwellers, after losing her own child earlier in the film, I had to wonder: is having kids a really bad idea?
This book is groan-with-pleasure-out-loud. Like, you know when you take a bit of some fancy food and it's so delicious and surprising and rare that you actually cumgroan? I did that many, many times whilst reading The Passion.
Don't settle for basic word processors – get yourself a good writing program to free up your creativity.
If I'm writing and wearing headphones, there's a 99.99% chance I'm listening to one of these three albums.
More than any other songwriter, Cohen is the artist who has guided my life. His lyrics and his life taught me some things about how to live, and I believe they will continue doing that.
My true inspirations... revealed!
"I used to be a Greens supporter, but as I spoke to more people involved in politics it became apparent that the values I hold dear - such as unionism and feminism - were not a regular discussion."
There might be no better way to dull a population's political instincts than by convincing them the bottom line is more important than their own voice...
"It astounds me that political parties can propose radical and untested ideas without completely knowing what will happen to Australia as a result."