Daniel Bernardus van Schalkwijk

Daniel Bernardus (Daan) van Schalkwijk writes from the Netherlands. He teaches about health at a university in Amsterdam and is the director of Leidenhoven College, a collegiate hall of residence. He edits a monthly ezine called “Relax, Relate, Reflect about Big Questions”. See:
https://mailchi.mp/bcc558faf667/inspiration



Have banks changed for the better after the global financial crisis?
21 Jan 2020 | FEATURES |  
tags: banks, economics, humane economy
Rules and technology are necessary, but so is the human touch


How did Sinterklaas, friend of all children, become an enemy?
5 Dec 2019 | FEATURES |  
tags: Christmas, identity politics, revisionism, Sinterklaas
Finding racism in this beloved Dutch tradition is misguided and counterproductive


Sunbathing on the inside: can spirituality combat loneliness?
28 Aug 2019 | ABOVE |  
tags: Charity, loneliness, spirituality
Eros spirituality is not enough.


A better New-Year’s resolution: finding peace of mind
9 Jan 2019 | FEATURES |  
tags: New Year resolutions, peace, philosophy
How to take political upheaval and economic downturns with philosophy


A school of mediocrity?
15 May 2018 | FEATURES |  
tags: Alain de Botton, nihilism
Alain de Botton’s common-sense risks leading people to nihilism


Why should respect for nature stop at the human being?
7 Sep 2017 | CONJUGALITY |  
tags: ecology, LGBT politics, The Netherlands
‘Rainbow’ politics in the Netherlands is at odds with ecological awareness.


Wake up and smell the coffee
26 Aug 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: materialism, solidarity, World Youth Day
World Youth Day gives all of us a glimpse of our real priorities.


Google, why #prideforeveryone and not #hopeforeveryone?
8 Jul 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: google, LGBT movement, pride
Can a company that endorses pride be trusted?


Where’s the love?
10 Feb 2016 | ABOVE |  
tags: anthropology, Love, philosophy, World Youth Day
Could we find it at World Youth Day in Poland this year?


Joy and suffering in a special family
31 Aug 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: disability, suffering
People with disabilities and poor health are a treasure.


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