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On a Journey to Becoming a Polymath

Nowadays we have an information overload. It is literally everywhere. If we want to know something, then we can just Google it. It’s easy. I want to know what Einstein’s relativity is? Just press search. We have all the information we ever need at our fingertips. And this has huge implications to our world and […]

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The Madness of Crowds by Douglas Murray

We’re in a time of radical change. Subjects previously never put to question are now heavily debated. Is gender something you’re born with or is it something that is socially constructed, or you ‘perform’ as Judith Butler would say. Can you choose to be gay or are you determined to be so? Are women and […]

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The Gay Science by Friedrich Nietzsche

“Do you not see that we’re not there yet?!” the madman shouts out through the streets. People are looking at him with an awkward eye. They laugh because of his weird doing. “He was right! I came back because I was too soon previously but maybe now, I am too late?!” The madman comes to […]

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Pandemic!: Covid-19 Shakes the World by Slavoj Žižek

‘Sniff, sniff, so I was reading about communism and covid and so on and so on. Sniff, sniff, now this pure ideology of the capitalist structure is old and we, sniff, need to go to a globalist communism and so on and so on.’ Slavoj Žižek takes on the problems of Covid-19 in this short […]

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Capital by Karl Marx – Book Review

So, reading Marx’ magnum opus was quite hard. While reading this I could feel my moustache grow big (it’s now a few hairs long). Suddenly when I wanted to cook some chicken, I took a hammer that was conveniently laying around in my kitchen and started smashing the chicken with it. When cooked I used […]

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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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Ordinary Men by Christopher Browning – Book Review

History has its fair share of moments where horrible actions have taken place. It is almost as if history is just one bad thing after the other. Sometimes we might wonder how it could possibly be that human beings can cause such atrocities towards one another. One of the cruelest events in recent history is […]

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Maps of Meaning by Jordan Peterson – Book Review

It’s been a while since Jordan Peterson made the news. It’s like he vanished of the face of the earth for some time. Jordan Peterson interests me because of his views on the meaning of life and how we can achieve it, which he thinks is achieved by putting some individual responsibility on yourself. I […]

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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 […]