Category Archives: Alain de Botton

Consolarile filozofiei

Nu putem trai decat daca exista cineva care sa ne vada traind, ceea ce spunem nu are nici o semnificatie pana cand nu ne intelege cineva, iar, daca suntem inconjurati de prieteni, inseamna ca identitatea noastra este, in mod constant … Continue reading

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Essays in love

One can think problems into existence – she had told me. I dared not think, for fear of what I might find. The freedom to think involves the courage to stumble upon our demons Alain de Botton

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On distraction

One of the more embarrassing and self-indulgent challenges of our time is the task of relearning how to concentrate. The past decade has seen an unparalleled assault on our capacity to fix our minds steadily on anything. To sit still … Continue reading

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Essays in love

Medical history tells us the case of a man living under the peculiar delusion that he was a fried egg. Quite how or when this idea entered into his head, no one knew, but now refused to sit down anywhere for … Continue reading

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