It’s no secret that I just love Mr. de Botton. I can recommend all of his books I’ve read: The Consolations of Philosophy, The Art of Travel, Status Anxiety and A Week at the Airport (click for my reviews on Goodreads). But I find it amazing that he’s as good an inspirational speaker as he’s a layman’s philosopher. No: a philosopher’s philosopher.
The following appeared on my recommended videos list after a tough night, and I really needed that reminder about what really love and the experience of love really boils down to. Thanks, oh Algorithm almighty.
(and here’s some more nuance on the above topic of love)
And some much-needed remedy for the news blues (if you’ve got ’em, that makes at least two of us):