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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’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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Why Climate Change Shouldn’t be Politicized

Science has given us revolutionary progress. It is because of science that you can now read this small article. Not only that, science has given us a great understanding of the world and even more shown that there are more great mysteries out there. Science has gotten this divine status where if science agrees with […]

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What is Anarchism?

Anarchism comes from the Greek word “anarkhos” meaning “without ruler”. And that’s the way that anarchism has been seen throughout history: the movement which tries to get rid of the state. A more common term used for anarchists is the term Libertarian. This term is mostly used in politics. Anarchists don’t like big bodies of […]

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Why asking ‘What is the good person?’ is the more meaningful question

When looking deeper into ethical theories there is one question that gets the most attention. It is the focus of most ethical theories ever since the 16th century. It asks: What is the right action?             Though this is a very meaningful question to ask, I believe it falls short. Is it enough to know […]

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Do we control Technology or does Technology control us?

In a society where technological progress will only come faster and faster, it is a fair question to ask: ‘When will technology come to control us? Or has it already happened?’. Now when I say: will technology control us, I do not mean control us in the way we see in many science fiction movies […]

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What the Coronavirus has shown us

You have probably read yourself sick of Coronavirus articles by now. The news nowadays is mostly only about the pandemic. Is it justly done so? I think the virus has shown us some sides of the world we don’t want to see … and some that we want to see some more of.             The […]

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Classical Utilitarianism – Video

This is my new video where I discuss the ethical theory of Utilitarianism. I hope you enjoy it!

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Philosophy in Times of Corona

The first true pandemic to hit the world in a long time. After the fear of Ebola and SARS that it would come in great numbers to the Western world, it finally came to be. Covid-19 or the Coronavirus as the media calls it, did the unthinkable. Cafés, bars and restaurants are closed, as well […]

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How the Socratic Method can change your life

Socrates, one of the most if not the most known philosopher to have ever graced this earth. He left no writings whatsoever making him a rather strange character. We know him mostly from the dialogues of Plato, but also from writings of Xenophon and even a comedy by Aristophanes. But there is one method that […]