Introduction In October 2020, France was put on hold after a French history teacher, was beheaded near a school in Paris. A mere two weeks prior, two journalists were stabbed outside the former Charlie Hebdo offices, a media outlet known for their satirical cartoons. These offices were the stage for an earlier attack in 2015, … Continue reading To Die a False Martyr
Every day, we have contact with countless pieces of information. This information reaches us through newspapers, television channels, the internet, social media or radio. On a daily basis, we have to make choices about what information we process and how we process it and these factors shape our perception of the world and our actions … Continue reading Lesbos and Notre Dame
Probably the only factor that separates the human race from other animals is that humans aim to make sense of the world by increasing their knowledge and understanding of the world at a much higher rate. At the same time, this drive for more knowledge is the only relevant end of humanity's existence and lays … Continue reading How Does The Ideal School Look Like?
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