Tuesday, 18 October 2011

The Shrink & The Sage: Suffering

There are very few things, if any, which are unambiguously good or bad in the long run. That’s because a whole life is not a simple aggregate of its parts, but a blend. To take a culinary analogy: vinegar by itself is sour and unpleasant but, combined with the right other ingredients, it can lift a dish to new heights.
Latest column in the FT Weekend Magazine (15/16 October)