Truth Vanishes Beneath a Cloud of Poison Gas

edited by O Society May 20, 2019 Press Report In April last year, Syrian opposition groups claimed the Syrian government launched a chemical attack in the last opposition stronghold near Damascus. The US, France, and Britain responded with a shower of cruise missiles against Syria. Now a leaked report by engineers from the Organization for … Continue reading Truth Vanishes Beneath a Cloud of Poison Gas

Twitter, Trump, and Sisyphus: The United States of Absurd

The idea of absurdism attempts to describe the human condition, but it can also help us understand our current social climate by Kameron McNair Daily Beast edited by O Society May 18, 2019 It’s hard for any person to log into social media without seeing something that makes them do a double take—maybe it’s a puppy … Continue reading Twitter, Trump, and Sisyphus: The United States of Absurd

An Attorney’s Thoughts on Barr and the Mueller Report

Editor's note: Let's back up a second here. First off, the public is lied to consistently by the American government. This isn't new. There are moments when the damn lying is so egregious, we can help but see it, even if we don't want to see it. It's the dog who peed on the rug … Continue reading An Attorney’s Thoughts on Barr and the Mueller Report

Existence precedes likes: how online behaviour defines us

by Francisco Mejia Uribe Aeon edited by O Society May 3, 2019 One of the hallmarks of existentialism is its particular emphasis on the concept of ‘anguish’, understood as the feeling we experience when we grasp our radical responsibility in defining who we are – individually and as a species. If human beings have no predetermined essence … Continue reading Existence precedes likes: how online behaviour defines us