ThoughtsFromBooks: Turtles All The Way Down by John Green

True terror isn’t being scared: it’s not having a choice in the matter. -John Green       The reason I start with this quote instead of any other is simple. TATWD is a frightening read. But not in the way Stephen King is frightening. There are no tangible monsters in this book. No balloon … More ThoughtsFromBooks: Turtles All The Way Down by John Green

ThoughtsFromBooks: The Ministry of Utmost Happiness by Arundhati Roy

How to tell a shattered story? By slowly becoming everybody? No. By slowly becoming everything. I picked up ‘The Ministry of Utmost Happiness’ without reading the back cover blurb, or really anything about it (including the reviews). From my casual forays into the bookish side of the internet I had gathered that this was a … More ThoughtsFromBooks: The Ministry of Utmost Happiness by Arundhati Roy

On internet conversations, echo chambers and the complexity of human life

(Note: Not a physics post. In my defense, though, I’m trying to figure out how this world works (granted it’s the “people” part) so I can call this pseudo-physics… No? Well, okay then.) There’s been a lot of talk going on about how 2016 has been a terrible year for the human race, in general. … More On internet conversations, echo chambers and the complexity of human life