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The irrationality of transhumanists

The unreasonable flaws in the movement’s big claims

Susan B. Levin
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Mind, body, meaning

Louise Richardson-Self
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The body of feminism

Reasserting the language of feminism

Julie Bindel
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The body industry

Are big profits driving trans activism?

Jennifer Bilek
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CRISPR's Brave New World

The genetic revolution is finally here

John Parrington
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New ethics for a mutant world

The implications of an uncertain boundary

Alex McKeown
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4 Perspectives on Feminism

A report from the battle for equality

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Will gene editing unlock new potentials for progress?

Why are we comfortable modifying the genes of animals and plants, but not our own?

Güneş Taylor
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The irrationality of transhumanists

The unreasonable flaws in the movement’s big claims

Susan B. Levin
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The Artifice of Eternity

What might immortality look like?

Marcel Theroux
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3 questions with Esther Rantzen

The veteran journalist on loneliness and more.

Esther Rantzen
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The Emperor's New Genes

Should we abandon faith in science?

Denis Noble
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Life & The LivingArrow Head

Irrationality of transhumanists2

The irrationality of transhumanists

The unreasonable flaws in the movement’s big claims

Susan B. Levin
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CRISPR's Brave New World

The genetic revolution is finally here

John Parrington
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New ethics for a mutant world

The implications of an uncertain boundary

Alex McKeown
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Parenting myths and the DNA revolution

The truth about nature vs nurture

Robert Plomin
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You are not an exception

Taking the self out of statistics

Aubrey Clayton
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Culture & SexualityArrow Head

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Mind, body, meaning

Louise Richardson-Self
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The body of feminism

Reasserting the language of feminism

Julie Bindel
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The body industry

Are big profits driving trans activism?

Jennifer Bilek
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Unnatural sex

Liberating female sexuality

Emma Sayle
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Lessons in Love: A Manifesto for better sex education

Netflix’s drama Sex Education is a model for what schools should be teaching

Peter Tatchell
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Art & AestheticsArrow Head

Is art still a vehicle for progress

Is Art Still a Vehicle for Progress?

The art world has become ‘part of the problem’, but the next generation of collectors won’t stand for it

Marine Tanguy
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Dressed to Kill

How our clothes shape our selves

Shahidha Bari
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The Philosophy of Punk

Pete Shelley of Buzzcocks's music was an existential project centred around authenticity

Nicholas Smith

What is Afrofuturism?

Mixing sci-fi, magic and non-Western beliefs, Afrofuturism frees individuals

Ytasha Womack

What Do You Do When You're Alone

Art, obsession and intimacy, according to the psychoanalyst D. W. Winnicott

Olivia Laing
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Coleridge and the unconscious

Metaphysics manifested in art

Seamus Perry
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Styling the self

The real muddle of autobiography

Sally Bayley
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Savouring the silence

The virtue of doing not very much

Kate McLoughlin
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Life and death: Poe and Kierkegaard

The dreadful allure of Edgar Allan

J. Gerald Kennedy
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Coronavirus! The Movie

Living through a real life drama

William Nicholson
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