Diogenes not only admires the honesty of dogs, he has actually become one—sleeping, eating, and lifting his leg to pee wherever he chooses! Best of all, unlike humans, who dupe one another as to their true feelings, Diogenes the Dog-Man is free to bark at and even bite his adversaries in the calves—even if they happen to be Alexander the Great. Initially, the citizens gathered in the Agora think Diogenes is mad. But it soon becomes clear that we can all learn a thing or two from dogs about how to live a simple life.
Yan Marchand is a writer and philosopher who lives and works in Brest, a city where it rains dogs, day by day (with an architecture that gives him the possibility to learn how to die). Anyway, there’s no danger that he is going to be a cynic.