Author, commentator and journalist Owen Jones discusses his views on the major failings of left wing politics globally and how they can overcome the populist right which has become increasingly popular in recent years. Continue reading How Do The Left Beat Populism?
Philosopher & University professor Slavoj Zizek discusses Trump, Brexit and the future of Capitalism. A riveting interview which elucidates some of the Key questions and quarrels of today’s global issues. Continue reading The Complete Disintegration of Public Morality
Vlogging (video-blogging) and vloggers have taken the internet by storm and garnered massive followings across social media. However this video questions whether they are both corrosive for the creator and the audience. Vlogs, while presented as organic diary entries of a person’s life are always artificial. They are edited and tailored to an audience and not an accurate presentation of one’s actual life. The danger, … Continue reading Why Watching Vlogs Can Destroy Your Mental Health
Zizek is one of the most profound and thought provoking commentators on modern issues. From Vulture Capitalism to cultural integration he attempts to tackles some of our world’s toughest problems. In this piece he discusses alternatives to capitalism and the institutions that are in place to stifle any meaningful change or improvement. Continue reading Why Are There No Alternatives To Capitalism?
Stanford Law & Political Science professor Francis Fukuyama discusses the ways in which the institutions of the 20th century Churches, Political Parties & Corporations have lost the trust of the general public. Recognizing the significance of technology, Fukuyama argues this has made the malpractices from institutions more visible and accessible to the public. He further ponders the consequences of instant media on societal cohesion. Can … Continue reading Why Public Confidence in Institutions is Eroding – Stanford Professor
Slavoj Zizek discusses the demise of the Left and the rise of fascism. Exploring how the dismissal of Trump and condescending, smug attitudes adopted by liberal elites was fuel to the Trump fire. He further describes how the Left can transform and calibrate into something which offers something radically alternative and exciting for people rather than status quo. Continue reading Why The Left is Failing Everywhere
Strip it all back. Ethnicity, religion, nationality, name, age – who are you? Not what but who? Prince EA is a hugely popular modern thinker. In this segment he professes incredible insight into internal strife and its relation to the cycles of violence & war. Watch this video in full for something that will definitely have you thinking long after. Continue reading Who are You in the Deepest Sense?
If you could dream any dream you desired eventually you would dream exactly what your life is now. In this incredible parable, Watts analyses uncertainty, risk and the exhilaration of the Unknown. Continue reading Why You Must Embrace Uncertainty
Weekend musings. A profound and entertaining speech by the late Alan Watts on human nature & consciousness. Continue reading You’re. It.
In this clip Jules Evans reveals the plague of mental struggles & illnesses of youth. In doing so, he explains how his discovery of ancient philosophy became a therapy which Taught him the skills and tools to put life in perspective and overcome his fierce anxiety and insecurity. This life experience has led him to the conclusion that philosophy should not be reserved to the … Continue reading Why Philosophy is the Secret to The Good Life