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”

To Have or to Be? Remembering what truly matters during the year 2020

By Luke Valentine In the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, many people around the world have grappled with the sudden rise in restrictions imposed upon society. As such, following the general uncertainty about life in the aftermath, we as individuals and as a species must ask the two following questions ‘What does it mean toContinue reading “To Have or to Be? Remembering what truly matters during the year 2020”

Science, Pseudoscience, and Psychoanalysis

By Joseph Alfon The word ‘pseudoscience’ conjures up images of close minded, dogmatic, near-crazy individuals. From flat-earthers to homeopaths, pseudoscientists are taken to be embodiments of ignorance, a reputation that is well earned. Without disputing this, I want to see whether we can find value in such pursuits as opposed to engaging in blanket condemnationContinue reading “Science, Pseudoscience, and Psychoanalysis”

Beyond Rationalism: The parables of Zhuangzi

by Brandon Tan A brief survey of Western Modern philosophers demonstrates that there is  cause for alarm when one is at the limits of rationality or reason. This is especially true in the area of existentialist philosophy, such as when Kierkegaard struggles to take his ‘leap of faith’. In his description of Abraham’s mental stateContinue reading “Beyond Rationalism: The parables of Zhuangzi”

Slouching Towards Love

by Jessica Corne Thanks to the internet, single people have become paralyzed by the conviction that dating is an act with as much significance and lasting value as a bowel movement. Through Tinder and Match we ask someone to fulfil our heart’s romantic notions, that intolerable itch for intimacy, for about three hours on aContinue reading “Slouching Towards Love”