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On life without meaning: introducing Louis-Ferdinand Céline

Reconciling what I believe to be one of the greatest authors of the twentieth century with his unforgivable views has not been easy for me. Louis-Ferdinand Céline, the famed French novelist, was also an anti-Semite. His 1932 novel Journey to the End of the Night (Voyage au bout de la nuit) avoids the polemical stance he […]


ROYGBIV: An Existential Eclipse

The solar eclipse gave us an existential crisis on Friday morning. We are mere ants on this planet. The crowds climbing Arthur’s Seat as Edinburgh was plunged into dark(/dim)ness reminded us of our insignificance. So, true to Culture form, we’ve put together a short list to inspire a further downward spiral into solipsistic anxiety. 1. […]