In the wake of a global pandemic, Western democracies have become hugely indebted, weak, self-loathing riven by incessant migration and beset by an identity crisis. What went wrong?
The rise of political and spiritual disunity in early modern Europe coincides with what Patočka calls
the desire to “project […] the division of Europe upon a division of the world” — in a word, colonialism.
Hirsi Ali establishes a link between immigration and increasing sexual violence against women, and traces back the root of the problem to the cultural differences between Christian Europe and Muslim-majority countries.
COVID, Crypto, and Climate: We Are in an Increasingly Abusive Relationship with the Idea of ‘The Science’
Science is merely a tool. Tools may be used—and abused—towards this or that end, but they do not determine the end that is chosen.
Nuclear energy is demonized in some countries, and yet in most of the world we experience the renaissance of nuclear power.
Today’s “objective truth” is not what the majority of the scientific community accepts as such; rather it is what most people share on social media.
Dissatisfaction with the Commission’s performance has grown and is still growing; even member states that have been pillars of EU integration, such as Austria, Germany, and Sweden, have expressed their dissatisfaction.
Nostalgia, so characteristic of conservatives, can
be understood not in
time but in space instead.
This nostalgia originates from Odysseus’s desire
to return home (νόστος) and means the suffering
of man away from his home that motivates his return.
‘The problem is that those who protest against present-day globalization do not know how to express their feelings’
The clear winner of the past hundred years is socialism, with a track record of struggles between its various
versions throughout the first half of the twentieth century.