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?
Why do we attempt to limit humanity's harm on the planet? Isn't the earth just a ball of rock spinning aimlessly through space?
Sexual assault is a huge problem. But what causes this, and does blame only lie with the Weinsteins of this world, or with me and you too?
It’s Black History Month, where we reflect on the past contributions of black people in society. Christianity has often played a major role—but is it essentially a white man’s religion?
Its been said that nothing is certain apart from death and taxes. But with death, why do we often seek to deny and avoid it? After all, isn't it just part of the natural process?
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