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.
Issue 62: Fail Again, Fail Better
Our modern idea of failure is a return to the Calvinist notion of the predestined reprobate
Education should surrender its grand utopian projects and instead teach us how to survive.
Schopenhauer, Nietzsche, Cioran and the Buddha on drawing comfort from despair
Marx vs Adorno on demanding the impossible without being a political failure
Issue 61: The Return of the Ritual
As life becomes ever more digital, could rituals help restore our relationship with the world around us?
Rather than caving in to consumerism, give your loved ones the most priceless gift: your attention
The LGBTQ+ community has been denied access to rituals so they created their own.
We like our Christmas heavy on consumption, and light on religion. How did we get here and what should we do about it?
How do our modern day rituals transform the spaces we inhabit?
What Heidegger and Husserl have to say about your iPhone habits
Could the desire for rituals be a fundamental part of what makes us human?
Where can we find meaning in a world of materialism and competition?
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