Issue 66: The Future of the Post-Work World
The robots are coming for our jobs. What will the workplace of tomorrow look like?
Rather than serving our individual passions, work is essential to being human
How the reality of employment is one of perpetual disappointment and the case against the work ethic
Instead, we should focus on improving the experience of work to solve the malaise around it
Contrary to the claims of Bertrand Russell, life is not just about being, but also doing
Issue 65: Anxiety & Bliss
Philosopher Martin Buber on why thinking about the Other is objectifying them.
If habits don't reflect desires, we should recognise an addict's powerlessness
In Western psychology we individualise, decontextualise and fix trauma in the past
What exactly is anxiety and how might we transcend it?
The need for diagnosis of mental disorders before showing compassion shames us all
Issue 64: Memory
What Locke would say on the case of death row inmate Vernon Madison
Rejecting the real has significant consequences on our brains, according to neuroscience
Preserving statues of imperialists and slave owners enforces narratives rather than protecting free speech
What happens to identity when the brain becomes a site of destruction?
Remembering the war in Russia, Germany and Britain should involve reflecting on the groups that are demonized today
Issue 63: Love and Death
What does it mean to be a sexual being according to one of the great icons of existentialism?
Could lowering our expectations of romantic relationships enhance our experience of them?
Rousseau on how our emotions are essential for leading a meaningful life.
Does death hold the key to true love?
Jealousy is probable and survivable, and we can learn how to manage it ourselves.
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