What is your demon?

What is the most important part of your education?
How to think, not what to think.

Which “thinker” has had the greatest influence on your life?
Charles Darwin.

What do you doubt most?
Human intelligence.

What is happiness?
Being on a never-ending journey with those I love and total immersion in a meaningful project.

What does it mean to be human?
Everything is made out of atoms, but humans are also uniquely made out of narratives.

What illusion do you suffer from?
Free will, and a bunch of cognitive biases.

If you could choose, what would you have for your last meal?
Brutally spicy Mexican food, and a very very cold tequila.

The question you’d most like to ask others?
What are you willing to die fighting for?

Your favourite word?
“Mudita” (Sanskrit): the experience of joy – the opposite of resentment and schadenfreude – on hearing of someone else’s good fortune.

What is your motto?
I’ll quote Van Gogh: “I would rather die of passion than of boredom.”

What is a good death?

What is the meaning of life?
Is there such a thing?