The puzzle of intolerant tolerance
28 Mar 2011 |
tags: human rights, tolerance
How can liberal democracies justify prosecuting people who wear crosses or refuse to preside at same-sex marriages and still pride themselves on being tolerant?
Bearing the burden of the past
25 Jul 2010 |
tags: genocide, history, responsibility
We were not actors in wrongs committed by our ancestors. But don’t we have some sort of responsibility for them?
The ultimate conversation stopper: does life have meaning?
10 Apr 2008 |
If so many people today feel that life is a sound and fury signifying nothing, Friedrich Nietzsche, Sigmund Freud and Richard Rorty are partly to blame.