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Opinion

The Poverty of ‘Identity’

September 5, 2016 Emile Yusupoff 0

It is hard to overstate the impact of identity politics. The “new culture wars”, have engulfed social media and university campuses and the anti-globalisation tide continues to rise. Left and

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Specious ‘Scientific’ ​Spirituality

September 4, 2016 Mitchell Bate 0

When Stephen Jay Gould, the great educator and geologist spoke of the relationship between the spiritual sphere and the scientific sphere, he said that science and religion were ‘non-overlapping magisteria’

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The 21st Century Condition: #datasmog

September 2, 2016 Dominic Lauren 0

In an era where nearly half of the world’s population is wired for distraction, the overproduction of information has become normalised and standardised. As we scroll through our social media

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Let’s Talk About Climate Change

September 2, 2016 Scott Jacobsen 1

Discussion and conversation is the glue that will bind all of these together. The energy sources and storage-devices of the future, the preparation for the effects of climate change that is happening and will continue to happen, and so on, need chit-chat throughout democratic societies for even more awareness of it. So let’s do something about it, by talking about it more through a national discourse. Here and now.