You have just entered my blog. A place where I aim to shine light into the hard truths about our world. This is the time to be curious and creative: to dissect and challenge constructs and systems of thought that have been around for ages, and boldly dream of other ways to be, as the planet’s collapse forces us to change our ways one way or another.
I started my life on a beach in Greece. At the age of 19, I ended up in the US and then the UK, where I tried to find structure in the world by studying science. I attained three degrees: chemistry, plant molecular biology and food microbiology. Viewing the world from a rational angle made me slowly realise that science does not explain everything: we are more than just biological machines. We are spirits, whether evil or good.
My writing has been described as a mix of ecology, philosophy, science, spirituality and poetry. Often drawing on my memoirs, I have been exploring the toxic cocktail of existential crises that summarise humanity’s predicament: climate change, human exploitation, tech-induced mental illness and the 6th mass extinction. As a scientist I cannot help but approach our challenges through a methodic systems approach. As a human, I realise that there is a much bigger lens, which is the meaning of existence itself. I often ask why we, humans, do the things that we do, which often seem to make no sense. My ambition is to try and reveal, to set free, the Other Human that resides in each one of us: a human who has been caged, suppressed, traumatised, silenced and forgotten by centuries of capitalism and the CO2 life-support Machine we are all hooked up to, myself included. A human that is not consumed by toxic ambition and consumption, but instead, is a Mirror of the Earth itself. We are all so much more than we think, if we could only remember where we came from, and the tremendous wealth that all of us already possess, simply by being a species on planet Earth.
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