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Why Humanity Destroyed Itself

August 24, 2019 at 4:29 pm | Articles, Blog | Ruben Talley -

One day, if human civilisation ever wipes itself out, aliens or one of our successors will cast an eye on our ruined planet, and ask themselves what ever happened to. Their answer might look a little like this. The root cause won’t be the specific catastrophe, conflict or devastation that eradicates us; the problem will

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“Why Humanity Destroyed Itself”

PHILOSOPHY – Albert Camus

August 14, 2019 at 1:29 pm | Articles, Blog | Ruben Talley -

Albert Camus was an extremely handsome, mid 20th century French Algerian philosopher and writer whose claim to our attention is based on three novels: The Outsider, The Plage, The Fall and two philosophical essays: The Myth of Sisyphus and The Rebel. Camus won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1957 and died at the age

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“PHILOSOPHY – Albert Camus”

POLITICAL THEORY – Niccolò Machiavelli

August 13, 2019 at 3:30 pm | Articles, Blog | Ruben Talley -

We’re often appalled by how sly and dishonest many politicians are, but we shouldn’t be. In moods like this we need to remember and read the works of Niccolo Machiavelli. A late 15th century political advisor and political theorist who argued that we shouldn’t think that politicians are imoral and simply bad for lying and

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“POLITICAL THEORY – Niccolò Machiavelli”


August 12, 2019 at 8:30 am | Articles, Blog | Ruben Talley -

Jean-Paul Sartre made thinking and philosophy glamorous. He was born in Paris in 1905. His father, a navy captain, died when he was a baby – and he grew up extremely close to his mother until she remarried, much to his regret, when he was twelve. Sartre spent most of his life in Paris, where

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LITERATURE – George Orwell

August 10, 2019 at 9:30 am | Articles, Blog | Ruben Talley -

George Orwell was an English intellectual who died in 1950 and used literature for the only reason it ultimately really exists – to try to change the world for the better. He was, in the deeper sense, a political writer, someone who wanted art to help us grow kinder, fairer, wiser. In 1946, a year

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“LITERATURE – George Orwell”

Democratic Socialism Isn’t What You Think It Is

at 8:29 am | Articles, Blog | Ruben Talley -

David Pakman : «  Parlons du socialisme ! Il y a de plus en plus de discussions autour du socialisme depuis… eh bien, je suppose depuis la candidature à l’élection présidentielle de Bernie Sanders en 2016. Et vous pouvez nommer Bernie comme vous voulez, mais il soutient des politiques relevant de la social-démocratie, pas du

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“Democratic Socialism Isn’t What You Think It Is”