Why we love dark visions of the future? It is not a mere coincidence that one of the most read genres happens to be dark sci-fi or dystopian. A dystopia, or simply anti-utopia, is a repressive society. Dystopian worlds described in books (or movies for that matter) are often characterized by dehumanization, totalitarian governments or … Read more10 Dystopian Novels You Should Read
After the corona moved to the southern hemisphere, northern part of the globe, especially the one we commonly politically call the West, is hit by a seemingly new pandemic. A pandemic of protest and chaos. Is this “the new normal” that was announced? And how did it suddenly, overnight, the danger of the corona … Read moreProtests: America is only – the first
Have you ever wondered what will happen if you… for example… don’t pay your taxes. Will the IRS agents storm your house and execute you like a dog? Franz Kafka’s „The Trial“ ponders something similar. In its core, it is a novel about an everyday man who fears that he will make a wrong step … Read moreWhy is Kafka still relevant?
Six macaques were vaccinated last month with a vaccine developed by scientists at Oxford and then exposed to a large amount of coronavirus, and there was nothing wrong with them. Over a month later, all six brave monkeys are, thank God, alive and well, happily crunching peanuts and winking at females from neighboring cages, and … Read moreCharles Darwin, macaques and the vaccine
At the heart of existentialism, which is seen as a nondeterministic view, man is doomed to freedom. Existentialism places total responsibility for man’s existence on him. In short, every man is free to decide what kind of man he will become. Sartre sees the words that Dostoevsky writes in the Brothers Karamazov, that everything is … Read moreResponsibility for man’s existence is on him
Russian diplomats claim that the Ukrainian strategic PC game on the topic of the Second World War glorifies Nazism. Russia’s UN mission in Geneva has criticized the just-released computer game, in which players are expected to lead Nazi Germany to a “bitter-sweet victory,” where Hitler is seen holding a military parade in Moscow. Diplomats vehemently … Read moreMake Germany great again!
If we ask someone, who in no way (professionally) deals with philosophy or the history of philosophical thought, does he knows about Rene Descartes, and the answer is positive, we can rightly assume that what this person knows about Descartes will be his famous, „I think therefore I am“, which has been uttered so many … Read moreOrigins of “I think therefore I am”
With close to a hundred thousand dead in a pandemic, the United States holds a sad world record. President Donald Trump, however, has introduced strict measures to restrict entry and immigration. But planes carrying people forcibly returning to their countries continue to fly in the direction of South America and the Caribbean. Among the passengers, … Read moreWUHAN OF THE AMERICAN CONTINENT Poor states accuse the US of sending them planes overcrowded with infected people
TV show „TOWIE“ star Bobby Norris is certainly one of the people who will be glad with Instagram implementing a series of new features aimed at combating trolling. He has been tirelessly campaigning to convince the government to make online trolling illegal. As a gay man he is a target for trolls who have been … Read moreNew features to combat trolling on Instagram
Florida Man phenomenon encapsulates the wildness of both America and the Internet. At its most insensitive, Florida Man has become an American folk hero. Local Floridians have to deal with alligators, venomous snakes, seasonless climate, mosquitos and such high humidity that leaves you all wet in a second on a hot day. It is worth … Read moreBest Florida man memes