Simone Weil and the soul of modern man

The first decade of the new millennium has refuted Aristotle’s assertion that ‘man is a political animal’. In many respects, new technologies keep glorifying and enhancing the pursuit of selfish pleasures to the detriment of our social duties. At the ...

“Don’t Even Think About It: Why Our Brains are Wired to Ignore Climate Change”

On September 21, more than half a million people in 166 countries  (approximately 400, 000 in the New York flagship march alone) marched to demand that world leaders act to tackle climate change. Their demand was directed in large part ...