Our ‘natural’ origin and technocratic destiny can be explored in Dan Brown’s Origin
Viewers will find in the series an exemplar of the exploration of forms of otherness most people have never dreamed of, as well as of divergent ways to act in unison
Conflicting messages about the pandemic beg us to go the way of philosophers and examine every claim to validity or truth, particularly with regard to evidence.
Even if most of the time we toe the conventional line there are some circumstances, such as during a so-called pandemic, when we must say, thus far but no further
On average 58 people are killed each day in South Africa, a horrendous statistic — but numbers gloss over the qualitative aspects of each homicide — and psychotherapy is needed to address the hidden motives
Philosophers have a different take on current affairs and pose their own problems. They point out the distance between truth and power. Then it is up to us to choose
Should he be extradited to the United States by Britain and sentenced as expected, it will be a blow to all citizens in constitutional democracies
According to Sigmund Freud, group identification and a sense of justice can preclude divisions based on envy. Worryingly, South Africa is lacking in these core elements
Why a German philosopher’s thoughts on art and the idea have proved to be of great historical significance
The increasingly undemocratic actions of the ANC must be exposed before we become a totalitarian state.
Jed Rubenfeld manages to superbly blend fact and fiction to present some of the famous psychoanalyst’s findings in a thrilling narrative
The actual character of reality as a process eludes most people because we are indoctrinated from a young age