Oscar Wilde: The Soul of Man under Socialism

Wilde's essay was an early comment on the issue of individual fulfilment. It therefore also criticised the age of the industrial mass person, where everyone was alienated from themselves and each person's life was completely determined by external forces, leaving people searching for their actual inner core. Read more...



James Joyce: Dubliners

James Joyce

The Irish author James Joyce published his collection of short stories in 1914. I would especially recommend reading the story "Clay", which I think will help the reader to experience compassion and to open up to life, even though the social conditions described would tend to make one feel impotent anger or cynicism. Read more...


Robert Broughton: Sofa Enlightenment

Robert Broughton

Robert Broughton has written the story of his life, his journey. This journey held many frightening, chaotic, poignant and, at times, bizarre twists and turns, but ultimately led to inner peace and a great love for his fellow travelers. It also took him all over the world in search of himself.. Read more...