Daisy Dunn

A short introduction to the philosophy of Moomin

Plus: a useful podcast if the salad shortage continues

The Moomin family. Image: Luise Berg-Ehlers / Alamy Stock Photo

One of the lesser-known schools of modern philosophy is the Philosophy of Moomin. Like Cynicism or Epicureanism, it is difficult to pin down precisely, but subscribers speak of the importance of the individual, of liberalism and acceptance, and of the life-affirming joy of feeling. In the words of Moominpappa:

‘Just think, never to be glad or disappointed.

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