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Issue 58: Don't Be EvilArrow Head

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The Networks of Control

Is virtual competition truly open to all?

Maurice E. Stucke
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When the Winner Takes All

Is the fear of monopolies justified?

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Shadow of the Golem in Silicon Valley

Is merging man and machine a dangerous fantasy?

Vincent Mosco
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The Memory Monopoly

In a digital age, who decides what we remember?

Taha Yasseri
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Trust, Technology and The Young

Digital giants have nearly unlimited access to our private data. What happens to society’s youngest and most vulnerable?

Huw Davies
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Issue 57: Knowing Others and Knowing Our SelvesArrow Head

Editorial other minds

Issue 57: Knowing Others and Knowing Our Selves

Are our minds and others' ultimately unknowable?

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The Minds of Strangers

Can we ever know the experience of others?

Anita Avramides
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The Secrets of Experience

Is it really impossible to know another's mind?

John Heil
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Smoke and Mirror Neurons

Neuroscience boasts proof of human empathy. Have we jumped to the wrong conclusion?

Parashkev Nachev

Cyberspace and the Self

Should we judge others by who they are online?

Patrick Stokes
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Issue 56: Morality and PrejudiceArrow Head

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The Future of Moral Enhancement

Could chemical enhancement defeat human prejudice?

Julian Savulescu
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The Gamer's Dilemma

The idea of virtual rape provokes universal disgust. So why are we comfortable with children having killed an average of 100,000 people in video games by the age of 18?

Garry Young

The Moral Hazards of Money

Does money pose objective moral problems?

Adrian Walsh
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Morality, Neuro-myths, and the Spurious Seduction of Evolutionary Ethics

Has neuroscience sold us a lie about the nature of morality?

Steven Rose

Can Prejudice Enhance Morality?

Could prejudice be essential to good judgement?

Adam Sandel
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Issue 55: A Tribal WorldArrow Head

a tribal world editorial

Issue 55: A Tribal World

Is the tribe to be feared or embraced?

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How to Create a Cult

How do cults survive in the modern world?

Eileen Barker
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The Tribe of Science

Science is a creed like any other.

Rupert Sheldrake
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Total Isolation

What isolation taught me about the need for others

Ed Stafford
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A New Nationalism

The left has lost its sense of community and identity. Do we need to reconnect with nationalism before its too late?

Jonathan Cruddas
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