It looks like we may be in lockdown for a little while longer, with many of us itching for freedom again. But what really explains our current restlessness and eagerness to escape confinement?
Whether you’re a fan of his music or not, Kanye West’s story is a hard one to ignore. Having previously declared himself to be a God, what can we make of his recent religious revival?
Loneliness affects everyone. But there seems to be a particular problem today with men, who do not acknowledge it, with fatal consequences. What can we do?
It seems the general view today is that human rights are a collection of socially-created values, which we have agreed are inviolable and universal to everyone. However, it becomes problematic when we argue that on one hand human rights are inherent, and on the other hand admit that they are rules that we have created ourselves. If we can make up our own moral code, why can’t someone else and what do we do when the two clash?
The injustices in our society are rife, and we are increasingly more vocal about it, especially on social media. But how far does being more aware and vocal about evil take us?
Every hero we have – past and present – seems to have some kind of flaw that causes them to be diminished in our eyes. Why do we continue to believe the best about people, even when we know they are hiding stuff? And what worldview helps give an account for the failings in them, and in us?
Getting involved in politics has been an exciting and rewarding experience, but becoming a politician has made me realise that there are some issues even politics cannot resolve. What do we do then?
Consent must be given before two people can have sex. But is that all we should be requiring as a society?
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