When we are tired of compassion: how mental healthcare fails

by Alicia Lukman “A single death is a tragedy, a million deaths is a statistic.” Not only does desensitization occur upon witnessing atrocities, prolonged exposure to more mundane life-events can trigger similar responses. Mental health professionals, and more broadly, workers in the care sector, have reported being exhausted, irritable, and unable to concentrate on helpingContinue reading “When we are tired of compassion: how mental healthcare fails”

The Joker and The Philosophy of Terrorism

“You don’t really understand an antagonist until you understand why he’s a protagonist in his own version of the world” – John Rogers Introduction Every good story is like an essay. Each character signifies some philosophical thought which is then being tested throughout the narrative. A villain symbolises an objection or a counterargument to theContinue reading “The Joker and The Philosophy of Terrorism”