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Hitler’s Philosophy: Nietzsche’s Will to Power

Nietzsche is one of those philosophers who has been interpreted in many different ways. The concepts he uses have been taken by Nazi’s in order to fuel their ideological battle. Hitler was a huge fan of Nietzsche, even visiting his sister, who was a fervent anti-Semite and Hitler sympathizer. That doesn’t mean that Hitler had […]

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The Matrix is Here

Recently the new Matrix film came out and even though it is an enormous flop, it does make me return to the philosophy of the original film. What could 20 years ago be seen as dystopic make-believe is beginning to become reality, or rather virtual reality. Mark Zuckerberg announced the Metaverse a couple of months […]

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Does AI Deserve Human Rights?

Artificial Intelligence has been going through unparalleled progress during recent years. Many intellectuals like Elon Musk for example, believe that AI will at one point surpass human intelligence. What is meant by intelligence is already a problematic concept but it might be fun to think about the implications it would have if AI really achieved […]

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The Difference Between Utopian and Scientific Socialism

Karl Marx is one of the most famous, if not the most famous, social intellectuals to have existed. A whole movement bears his name, and his critique of capitalism is still used to this day. But Marx was also a severe critic of the socialists of his time. In particular those who he and Engels […]

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The Problem with Hate Speech

Hate speech is a term that gets thrown around frequently nowadays. People on the left are suggesting we impose laws that would limit hate speech, while those on the right are advocating that we shouldn’t censor speech how hateful it might be. Obviously, this is a characterization as not all people on the left are […]

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Jordan Peterson on Responsibility

Jordan Peterson is one of the most famous public intellectuals of our time and has recently released a new book called Beyond Order: 12 More Rules for Life. Where his first book An Antidote to Chaos goes a bit more in depth on how to better structure your life, the second book in this series […]

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Cancel Culture – An Essay

Cancel Culture is everywhere. Not a day goes by where we don’t hear about some laughable news story where someone wants something cancelled because of some certain oppressed group. The film ‘Witches’ based on the book by Roald Dahl was attacked because the witches had three fingers and it was offensive to those who had […]

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Universal Basic Income

Universal Basic Income, or UBI for short, brings forth the idea that every person who reaches adulthood gets a certain amount of money each month or year, regardless of which class, gender, race, etc. you are from. The amount can be speculated about, but it should cover the basic needs of every person. As the […]

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“Communist states didn’t work because it didn’t happen on world scale” – A Critique

The last year I have been debating some of my friends who are Marxists to the end. They believe communism is the way forward and defend it with passion. I love these debates and most of the time I can see where they are coming from. I have read quite a bit of Marx during […]

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The Japanese Holocaust; or Modern Negationism

We all know about the horrific events which happened during the second World War. We all know the name Hitler and what it meant. Nazi is still a widely used insult towards racist individuals (or those we deem racist). It is hard to imagine how anyone could say that the holocaust, where Nazi-Germany rounded up […]