After making sense of the past in his first literary effort Sapiens and turning his analytical mind toward the future in Homo Deus, Harari now seeks to provide some self-help for those living in the present century. Harari’s first effort, Sapiens: a brief history of humankind, was first published in his native Hebrew. Once translated … Continue reading Book review of “21 Lessons for the 21st Century” by Noah Harari.
I, like many left leaning liberals, attempt to persuade my centre-right counterparts against nationalist apology and constantly warn against its allure. Nationalism encapsulates an implicit belief of superiority above all other existing nations and their associated citizens. This belief, when transformed into its toxic form, is often accompanied with the more tangible xenophobia or racism … Continue reading Why Nationalism Persists
In 1 Timothy 6:10, it says “For the love of money is the root of all kinds of evil. By craving it, some have wandered away from the faith and pierced themselves with many sorrows.” As for so many of the ethical lessons the bible purports to teach, as well as this one, it can … Continue reading Money, the Root of All Evil or Trust?
The US government, as reported on during June 2018, was separating families seeking asylum through illegal means i.e. crossing the boarder illegally and not, as is legally required, reporting to “ports of entry.” Having said that, however, there has been some reported cases in which (potential) immigrant families had been separated after having followed the … Continue reading Liberalism or cultural homeostasis, but not both.