You’re so ordinary… and that’s the best thing to be

You are ordinary. However colourful, confident, ambitious or famous you are, you will never escape the seemingly harsh but wonderfully humbling reality that you are nothing special. Congratulations, it’s a great position to be in, and here’s why. Everyday life can become dreary and repetitive. It’s something that we all experience, and we look for … Continue reading You’re so ordinary… and that’s the best thing to be

Social media & the reality of the virtual world

The social media habit is not just about keeping in touch with friends or satisfying our curiosity about people’s lives. It reveals a fundamental human need: the need for approval. On the one hand, this is slightly depressing, and implies that we are insecure or desperate. We are told that people exaggerate the quality of … Continue reading Social media & the reality of the virtual world

Welcome to Knighted Pine

Welcome to Knighted Pine, where we use philosophy to rethink the ordinary. Our mission is to create a world of deep thinkers and to open your eyes to see beyond the things we take for granted. On its surface, the world is simple and we rarely question what it all means. Our job is to build a clearer and richer understanding of how it works and why.