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  • I want The Small Dark Light to be a meeting place between mysticism and rationalism // philosophy and religion // East, Middle East and West // left and right // tradition and progress // the personal and the political // psychology and objectivity // pragmatism and emotionalism // honesty and sympathy // essays and stories // seriousness and humour. The more…

Are our heroes finally going to escape? Read on

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Sex, drugs, satire ’n’ the meaning of life: Evelyn Waugh’s Roaring Twenties classic has it all

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From OCD and gut problems to job applications and Portuguese palaces

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…and you’ll work every day of your life. But it won’t FEEL like work.

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And gaining something a lot more interesting

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The strangest and funniest comedy sketch of all time

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Some people say you like what you like and that’s that. Not me.

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Are our heroes about to reconcile? Probably not

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Part 2 of 2: How it affects my interactions

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Wabi Sabi

Writer, composer and filmmaker, into soul music and Chinese philosophy. Editor @ The Small Dark Light

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