For some, the word communism carries a bad connotation in both political and social terms. Beginning from critique on Karl Marx, over to failed states like the Soviet Union, to the countless dictators, who were responsible for millions of deaths, communists are viewed as aggressive, radical, closed-minded and, therefore, repulsive. For some, however, communism is … Continue reading Why Do We Love/Hate Communism?
For centuries, people with university degrees enjoyed utmost respect in society. University education was of paramount importance to achieving a successful career and gaining prestige. While not being a strict prerequisite, having a university degree opened a lot of doors for many in the past. Certainly, for a long time access to university education was … Continue reading Do You Need a University Degree?
The concept of freedom is a central part of our lives. It has been subject to much debate, but people still disagree on what it entails. Wars have been fought and states have been formed in the name of freedom. In a world, in which the death penalty is almost universally abolished, the harshest punishment … Continue reading Freedom: Simply Difficult
We want to save endangered species, reduce climate change, develop artificial intelligence, travel the world, have an amazing career and voice our opinions. But what for? Let us imagine for a moment that our planet would, for some reason, just stop to exist next week. Nothing, except for some satellites and the Voyager 2, would … Continue reading What Are We Even Doing Here?