LIBRARY

If you’d like to browse through my publications chronologically, then you’ve come to the right place. This Page presents each piece of content in order—illustrating the development in my thinking over time.

Reading Room

LIBRARY

If you’d like to browse through my publications chronologically, then you’ve come to the right place. This page presents each piece of content in order—illustrating the development in my thinking over time.

Communities Have Grown Ever More Fragmented In Recent Decades
James

Shared Suffering—Stronger Communities

Today, we’re more interconnected, yet also more fragmented, than ever before. We’re lonely, and yet we fear intimacy. Everyone is welcoming, and yet none of us really know each other. What happened to the communities we once called home?

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Endurance Running
James

How Pain Expands Consciousness

We come alive after an exhausting run. We’re flying high after a rigorous gym workout. What is it, then, about embracing discomfort—about ushering in irritation—that makes those moments spent beyond the comfort zone stand out from, say, an evening spent watching Netflix?

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Seeking Immediate Gratification Often Leads Us Into A Malaise
James

When Pleasure Leads To Happiness—& When It Doesn’t

How do we chase pleasure without compromising on happiness? Philosophy has a lot to teach us about this. But then again, so does science—and the two share a surprising amount in common. Join me as I set out to establish a path towards pleasure, which ends in happiness.

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