A black man undercover in the alt-right | Theo E.J. Wilson | TEDxMileHigh

Translator: Milena Tomol Reviewer: Claire Ghyselen I took a cell phone and accidentally made myself famous. (Laughter) I was just talking about the things I cared about, but with a click of a button and an incendiary viral video, I propelled myself into overnight stardom. When I say overnight, I Continue Reading

SOCIOLOGY – Theodor Adorno

Theodor Wiesengrund Adorno was born in Frankfurt in 1903 into a wealthy and cultured family. His father, a wine merchant, was of Jewish origin but had converted to Protestantism at university. Until his twenties, Adorno planned for a career as a composer, but eventually focused on philosophy. In 1934, he Continue Reading

PHILOSOPHY – Sartre

Jean-Paul Sartre made thinking and philosophy glamorous. He was born in Paris in 1905. His father, a navy captain, died when he was a baby – and he grew up extremely close to his mother until she remarried, much to his regret, when he was twelve. Sartre spent most of Continue Reading

Couple Recalls How They Learned Their Daughter Joined Controversial Texas Religious Group

Catherine went missing four and a half years ago Catherine was 26 she was in nursing school we were certain she must be hanging out with some friends for the holiday weekend Catherine called she said I’m in Wells Texas and she said I’m with a group of friends we Continue Reading

Man Says He’ll Remain With Religious Organization Despite Wife Leaving

after CPS took our children the elders never spoke up to help us in any way I think it’s because shortly after CPS got involved I left the Jehovah’s Witnesses when I told the elders that I didn’t want to be a Jehovah’s Witness anymore they told me that Satan Continue Reading

Couple Claims Their Daughter Has Run Away From Religious Group Repeatedly

in April of 2015 I received a call that Catherine had escaped the Church of Wells when I came into the sheriff’s office Catherine looked extremely thin she wouldn’t say anything when I talked to her she just looked at me when the sheriff asks Catherine would you like to Continue Reading

The Dawn of Capitalism

Generous, thoughtful, sensitive people are often drawn to the view that we shouldn’t expect economies to grow. After all, the earth and its resources are limited. So why keep asking for GDP to expand? It’s understandable if this opinion is widespread, but perhaps a good future depends not on minimizing Continue Reading

Why Religious Beliefs Aren’t Just Silly

From a distance, it can all seem very silly. These people have gone to Lourdes, in the foothills of the Pyrenees, in the hope that the Virgin Mary might cure them of cancer and heart disease. These people have gone to Medjugorje in Bosnia Herzegovina to pray they might get Continue Reading

Japan’s Self-Defense Forces hold massive drill focused on guarding its islands

and in an apparent show of force Japan’s self-defense forces held a major drill on Sunday tokyo-based NHK and killed a news agency reported that some 2400 self-defence members 80 tanks armoured vehicles as well as aircraft took part in the two-hour drill the exercise is said to have focused Continue Reading

Countries for winners; countries for losers

We all, naturally, want to be winners. And so, consequently, a great many countries are designed to reward winners. These are the countries that pay a good deal of attention to optimising the conditions of life available to people who win. In such lands, if one is a winner and Continue Reading