Category Archives: Questions by Gavin

Where do bad poodles go when they die?

If I remember my D-list disney films. All dogs go to heaven. Of course, if I remember my hardline agnosticism, the concept of anything happening after the death of anything is slightly less proveable than the possibility of anything happening … Continue reading

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Are we nearly there yet?

Always. But never actually there. We’ve got on foot in the future, and one in the past, which leaves us halfway between, and never fully the next. I don’t think I believe in destinations. Or stopping. Pausing maybe, taking a … Continue reading

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Why decorate ourselves?

Someone said on twitter last night, ‘you don’t learn to spread your wings by gilding your cage’. And somebody else sang ‘my body is a cage’. So why do I seem so convinced that gilding my body sets me free. … Continue reading

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What’s in the dark?

On the edge of the light is a flickering noise. Just outside of the crackling fire or the glowing circle is something else. You can hear it, and it grows into a million possibilities. It’s scary, that’s true, but it’s … Continue reading

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What ought we to forget?

I am so utterly torn by this question. For a start, I am forgetful, and I’m worried that this essentially means I am not learning anything. Or at least not enough. Forgetting is to ignore, right? It’s our brain making … Continue reading

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