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Soumission by Michel Houellebecq – Book Review

Religion is not something people are able to critique easily. Many of the ‘new Atheists’, Christopher Hitchens, Sam Harris, etc. have outed critique on Christianity and on the Islam. Most of the Christian can tolerate criticism and jokes nowadays, but for Muslim countries this is not the case. People who critique the Islam can get […]

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Factfulness by Hans Rosling – Book Review

The world is hell, said Arthur Schopenhauer. Suffering is everywhere. With this in mind it is easy to see to world as something going down the rabbit hole straight to the deepest layers of hell. But what if, just what if the world is actually getting better, and better yet: getting better in a fast […]

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The Ethical Slut by Dossie Easton – Book Review

Since the sexual revolution from the sixties, people in the western world have become more open with sexuality. Homosexuals have the right to marry in most western countries. Women have emancipated in large numbers; they are no longer ‘under the authority’ of the man who they’re with. This liberation of the sex has produced many […]

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Ecce Homo by Friedrich Nietzsche – Book Review

Behold, Man! In this short book, which didn’t get finished because of Nietzsche’s mental collapse, the Antichrist himself gives a small biography of his life. Well, I say biography but it’s actually more of an introduction to his works and to him as a person. I do believe this is a great book of Nietzsche […]

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The Teachings of Karl Marx by V. Lenin – Book Review

A lot of times Vladimir Lenin has been excused by communists from the horrors of the Sovjet Union. Stalin is mostly seen as the big bad guy, which is understandable since Lenin was only alive in the beginning of the SU and Stalin quickly took over. It was during Stalin’s reign that most of the […]

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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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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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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 […]