To understand a thing, you need to classify it. That sounds pretentious enough, let’s go. There is an obsession over happiness. A craving for it. A desire to make it one’s life purpose, even.

What is happiness? In the culture of consumerism an epicurean lifestyle is the ideal, having things is happiness. In less stuff-oriented cultures or sub-cultures — knowing things, experiencing spiritual things might bring happiness. Happiness can be anything and that is the general problem with it.

I suspect a quick chat about nomenclature is important. I think happiness that people talk about is a myth. It’s akin…


The cycle of things being the way they are because they’ve always been that way (yes-yes, Gasaal, that’s a cycle, do continue) is hard to interrupt or notice, just because it turns into a way of existing, and peeking over the edge of this möbius loop feels impossible due to a lack of ability to see things in three dimensions rather than two, ploughing away at driving on that never-ending highway of mundanity.

I don’t remember when I started drinking on Fridays. Gosh, it must have been so long ago that I was a teenager. I remember going into a…

Gasaal Nglia

A citizen of the world fostering two cats and a depression, trying to make sense of things.

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