It is unbelievable that you’re still here, still working, striving, persevering, resisting and most importantly, and the least surprisingly, still degrading physically; dying. Day by . . .
Introduction I won’t be diving into the mess of the flat earth theory, or the enigma surrounding the Antarctic, however the two will be playing . . .
There have been loads of books written on the purpose behind literature, purpose behind life, purpose behind nuclear weapons et cetera. Purpose defines actions, and actions towards that purpose are something ‘ought’ rather than ‘is’. To reiterate, just because something is a way, doesn’t necessitate that it ought to be that way; “you cannot get ought from an is”…
When we think of Orientalism, the European conquest comes to mind, the Britishers in India and elsewhere, or be it the French or what have you. However, by detaching from the terminology for a moment, one looks at the patterns themselves, of not just the West in the East, but of anyone anywhere; this framework of expansion of the patterns of actions that are mostly accepted as reprehensible, academically or popularly, allow for a broader and much more encompassing understanding of similar reprehensible structures around the globe.
For the past week a lot of ‘stop insulting’ and ‘freedom of speech’ has been going on. There are two observations that are not so . . .
The most widely accepted definition of democracy is as follows; a system of government by the whole population or all the eligible members of a . . .