Tagged with Paul Ricoeur

Enlightenment on Laundry Day

[Originally written on 4 March 2012 at 15h45.] I already got to deliver my last lecture for my PH101-PH102 students this year. In a few days, I’ll be listening to all their final group presentations and final oral exams, as well as checking all their final synthesis papers. My last lecture was pretty straightforward. It … Continue reading

Late New Year’s Resolutions

There are two obstacles in my pursuit of happiness: alcohol and cigarettes. Let’s begin with my relationship with alcohol first. I started drinking young. See, my dad believed, and still believes, that one needs to know how to hold one’s drink, so he taught me how to drink when I was eighteen. Okay, fine, my … Continue reading

Happiness is a Choice

My life has been incredible lately. Not so much because incredible things have been happening to me, but because I’ve changed my attitude towards life. My change in attitude can be summed up in a sentence: Happiness is a choice. It’s difficult to look back and locate where and when the change began. All I … Continue reading