By electing Donald Trump, an overtly racist, homophobic and misogynist billionaire as president, has the US gotten just the president it deserved?
Can we blame companies for being unethical, even though they did not break any laws? Are they supposed to abide by moral principles or is capitalism by principle immoral? How … Continue reading
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This article is a reedition of “Pretending to be under pressure at work” with the TV show W1A. Mom offered me a tiny book the other day: “50 golden rules … Continue reading
Is age just a number? Where does the fixation on age come from? Do we really want to be forever young? In the fifth episode of the first season … Continue reading
What defines a person’s identity? Is it their ethnic group, their religion, their sexual orientation? In Portrait of the Anti-Semite (1945), Jean-Paul Sartre (1905-1980) argued: “The Jew is a man … Continue reading
Mom offered me a tiny book the other day: “50 golden rules to survive in business”, I have read two rules so far. One of them was: “Always pretend to … Continue reading
The Greek philosopher Heraclitus (c. 535 – c. 475 BCE) said: “Nature is wont to hide herself“. The obscene is, in a way, a product of staging. The etymology of the … Continue reading
What is the point of living, helping, cleaning up, getting dressed up, succeeding in life, if no one can see? Why is it so important for marriage, in particular, to … Continue reading
What is the role of looks in human interactions? Does your appreciation of someone’s physical appearance condition your bonding with the person? [Also read: Do We Trust People Based On … Continue reading
Are you more suspicious of good-looking people? In the twenty-first episode of the second season of Community (NBC), the group remembers what an awful year they have just spent: Abed … Continue reading