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POLITICAL THEORY – Karl Marx

POLITICAL THEORY – Karl Marx

Most people agree that we need to improve our economic system somehow. Yet we’re also often keen to dismiss the ideas of capitalism’s most famous and ambitious critic, Karl Marx. This isn’t very surprising. In practice, his political and economic ideas have been used to design disastrously planned economies and nasty dictatorships. Nevertheless, we shouldn’t …

HISTORY OF IDEAS – Work

HISTORY OF IDEAS – Work

One of the things that’s the most peculiar about life in the developed economies in our own time is the way we look at work and in particular, the way we think that work should be about two things: Making money of course. But also in far more strangely: Finding fulfillment, creativity and meaning. It’s …

HISTORY OF IDEAS – Capitalism

HISTORY OF IDEAS – Capitalism

Today, pretty much every economy in the world is organized along capitalist lines but at the same time, capitalism is almost everywhere regarded with disappointment, frustration and suspicion. Interestingly, none of the criticisms are new. They’ve been dogging capitalism since its inception. So let’s look back in time to figure out how capitalism got its …

Rand Paul and Aqua Buddha!

Rand Paul and Aqua Buddha!

David Gregory on meet the press. this this is this is got me scratch my head the news everybody’s buzzing about the fact the Rand Paul is going off on bill clinton monica lewinsky something that happened what seventeen years ago or something like that and and that we litigated as a nation book Bill …

Cultural Differences: Korea Vs. France

Cultural Differences: Korea Vs. France

Moi aussi je souhaite devenir un expert de l’Hangeul.. ..pour pas cher. Il y a des soldes. (du 20 juin au 4 juillet) Bonjour, je suis Joo-yeon de Talk To Me In Korean. Bonjour, je suis Kyeong-eun Choi. // Bonjour, je suis Asya. Asya est stagiaire à Talk To Me In Korean. Pendant un mois, …

Show Me Your Phone w/ Kim Kardashian West

-Here’s how this is going to work. You and I will take turns hitting this button here, which will randomly select one of these icons on the board. Each icon will reveal something that you must share from your phone. Neither of us know what any of these will say. We’re just — We’re told …

Don’t trust Charisma on Command.

Charlie Houpert describes himself as someone who used to be extremely shy especially around women to the point of being voted most likely to break out of his shell in college but now he could walk into a room and quickly become the guy people gravitated towards and he wants to tell you how to …

4 Biggest Viral Hoaxes

4 Biggest Viral Hoaxes

Seeing is not believing in the world of viral videos. Lets talk about that. ♪ (theme music) ♪ – Good mythical morning! – Thanks to internet video we are now able to see and vicariously experience many things that otherwise we would never have – been able to see or experience. – Like this fitness …

POLITICAL THEORY – Jean-Jacques Rousseau

POLITICAL THEORY – Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Modern life is deeply attracted to the idea of progress in the 18th century as European societies became ever richer and more technological, the conventional view was that mankind was firmly set on a positive trajectory from savagery and ignorance toward prosperity and civilization. But there was at least one eighteen century philosopher who violently …

HISTORY OF IDEAS – Religion

HISTORY OF IDEAS – Religion

For most of history, religion has been a central focus of human concerns. But now in large parts of the developed world, it’s become a side show or even an irrelevance. Because its been declared untrue by the most powerful force of our age: Science But debating whether religion is true or not may not …