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The Case Against Free Speech by Moskowitz – Book Review

Freedom of speech is seen as a fundamental right in western societies. It is one of the universal rights of human beings and in the United States it is the First Amendment for a reason. Nowadays it feels like we started disbelieving in the freedom of speech. The Cancel Culture for example is a perfect […]

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Dialectical and Historical Materialism by Joseph Stalin – Book Review

How do you review a book written by Joseph Stalin? Stalin was the Sovjet Union dictator after the death of Lenin until he died in 1953. When reading this short book, I was not looking for some pastime literature. I wanted to see if Stalin actually used the communist theories from Marx and Engels. It […]

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Fear and Trembling by Søren Kierkegaard – Book Review

We could call Kierkegaard the first real existentialist. He was one of the first philosophers to actually ask if there was any inherent meaning in life and concluded we should just put our faith in God, because that will give us meaning. His book Fear and Trembling asks the question if we should completely surrender […]

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Digital Minimalism by Calvin Newport – Book Review

The Digital Age. It is one of the ways we can caricaturize our society nowadays. Social media is everywhere, it is almost impossible to not be a part of it. It might be because your job now puts everything in a Facebook group, that you need to make a Facebook account; or because you need […]

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Structural Racism

Ever since the death of George Floyd there has been a worldwide uprising in the debate about racism. How do we solve racism? How does it manifest itself? What is the origin of racism? These are all prominent questions we should be asking ourselves. But first of all, we should be asking ourselves what we […]

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What is Enlightenment and Perpetual Peace by Immanuel Kant – Book Review

Immanuel Kant is one of the greatest philosophers to have ever lived. He wrote about nearly everything from ethics to politics to aesthetics. All of philosophy after Kant was influenced by him. He also wrote a small introduction to the Enlightenment and a systematic overview on how we could achieve perpetual peace.             Sapere aude! […]

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The Sorrows of Young Werther by J.W. Goethe – Book Review

The Sorrows of Young Werther is the novel for anyone who wants to feel the endless melodramatic tension of unanswered love. This book touched the nerve of so many young people back in its day that suicide rates among young men skyrocketed. And thus, it was claimed that it was a dangerous book for those […]

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What’s Next?

Lately I’ve been feeling like my life hasn’t gone anywhere. I question everything I do and if it is worthy of pursuing. I wake up and feel anxious to start the day. Not because I’m afraid of what the day will bring, rather afraid of what the day will not bring. I have been thinking […]

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Beyond Good and Evil by Friedrich Nietzsche – Book Review

Friedrich Nietzsche is one of the most famous philosopher there is, if not nowadays the most famous. Known for introducing that ‘God is dead’, the will to power and the rise of the Superman, Nietzsche has been used to fuel many ideologies of the 20th century for better or for worse (mostly for worse). Beyond […]

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The Right Side of History by Ben Shapiro – Discussion

The Right Side of History by Ben Shapiro is a book about our morality. How did it come to be? What were the influences and how can we regain it? I wrote a review of this book a couple of days ago, check it out for more information. Now I do like the premise of […]