Peek A Boo: God Playing Hide and Seek with Himself

By Valentine Isichei “Though the visible whole has come out from that invisible whole yet, the whole remains unaltered” Isa-Upanishad If you were omnipotent, what would you do? As it’s only you it might start to get a little lonely in the infinite space that you’ve created for yourself. Given this loneliness, you might decideContinue reading “Peek A Boo: God Playing Hide and Seek with Himself”

Montaigne, Twitter, and the Public Diary

By Eve Poirier – Winner of Philosophy in the Wild ‘This book was written in good faith, reader. It warns you from the outset that in it I have set myself no goal but a domestic and private one.’1  On 16 March 2022, Twitter user @nicolerichle tweeted: ‘just saw someone w 52.9k tweets and 3 followers’2. TheContinue reading “Montaigne, Twitter, and the Public Diary”

Public & Private Reason: Why Kant Wouldn’t Cancel Speakers

By Zac Cash In March 2019, the Psychology professor Jordan Peterson, whose views on transgender rights, climate change and gender identity has caused great controversy, had his visiting professorship invite rescinded from Cambridge University. Two years prior, protests erupted when the pro-Trump political commentator Milo Yiannopoulos announced that he would be speaking at UC BerkeleyContinue reading “Public & Private Reason: Why Kant Wouldn’t Cancel Speakers”

Life as Art: What Radiohead Can Surprisingly Teach You About Confidence

By Virgil Munteanu In the summer of 2021, I signed up for a short course in directing held at a well-known film school in London. One day, as we were all watching our short films, we eventually came to an evil cop-noir made by a fellow attendee. It started out rather unconventionally with a descendingContinue reading “Life as Art: What Radiohead Can Surprisingly Teach You About Confidence”

Forced Discharge: A Report on the Banality of Evil

By Ollie Sanderson-Nichols In April 2020, the New York Post published an article with the header ‘Forcing nursing homes to take coronavirus patients is just insane – and evil’ (The New York Post, 2020). In this article, the editorial board of The Post lambasted the decision by state officials to mandate the discharge of elderlyContinue reading “Forced Discharge: A Report on the Banality of Evil”