Seneca the Younger (4 BC – 65 AD) was a Roman philosopher who expounded, promoted and practised Stoicism – the philosophy that asserts that virtue is what makes us happy and that we should be… View Post

I really want to give this book 5 out of 5 stars, since I really do consider it a truly paradigm-shifting book, but I’ve knocked off half a star for the language being a bit… View Post

The Codex Seraphinianus is an illustrated book put together by the Italian artist and architect Luigi Serafini (born in 1949). Originally published in 1981, the book contains a depiction of an imaginary world, and all the… View Post

The Voynich Manuscript dates to the early 15th century and it is believed to have come from northern Italy. It is not named after the author (since the author is unknown) but is named after the… View Post

The Bible (consisting of both the Old and New Testament) is central to Christianity and so are its many myths, stories and parables. But even though many of these myths help to define the religion,… View Post