Wasim Shafi

Helpful votes received on reviews: 88% (92 of 105)


Top Reviewer Ranking: 235,049 - Total Helpful Votes: 92 of 105
The A Quarter Of... "Retro Sweets In A Cartoony Bo&hellip by A Quarter Of
[As the sweets were a present this review is written by the recipient: Cathy Ulloa]

Each bite, each sweet and each gram of sugar was amazing. My recovery post surgery was much easier and quicker.
I have had sugar rush for months. A big greedy hairy hand close to me helped itself and took some of the deliciousness away. I will never forgive him!

Now I am cleaning my body from sugar, trying to be strong and not order anymore. I miss my sweeties!!!!!!! :)
The Antidote: Happiness for People Who Can't Stand&hellip by Oliver Burkeman
7 of 8 people found the following review helpful
The German pessimist Philosopher Schopenahuer once wrote that pain and suffering is a 'positive' quality and happiness and contentment a 'negative' quality. What he meant was that the natural order of things was suffering and unhappiness. The path to some semblance of happiness is to 'reduce' the amount of suffering and wretchedness. So by treating the normal state of affairs and the world as a place, generally, of unhappiness - you will be less surprised when misfortune strikes, because it is as expected.

The path to happiness is NOT the gaining of something. I.e. money, fame, wealth - but rather the reduction of something.

This book is excellent and a refreshing… Read more
Unweaving the Rainbow: Science, Delusion and the A&hellip by Richard Dawkins
1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
The first words of this book read: 'You are going to die, and you are the lucky one's. Many people are not going to die because they will never be born...'
I've never read such brillant first few words sich as this. In fact, richard has said that the opening lines of this book will be read at his funeral! I'm not even going to bother telling you about the rest of this book. But it for the first chapter alone. It contains the meaning of life...

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