To Be Hopeful In Bad Times

by Kenn Orphan edited by O Society May 12, 2019  “To be hopeful in bad times is not just foolishly romantic. It is based on the fact that human history is a history not only of cruelty, but also of compassion, sacrifice, courage, kindness.  What we choose to emphasize in this complex history will determine our … Continue reading To Be Hopeful In Bad Times

3 philosophers set up a booth on a street corner – here’s what people asked

by Lee McIntyre Conversation Feb 6, 2019 The life choices which led me to be sitting in a booth underneath a banner that read “Ask a Philosopher” – at the entrance to the New York City subway at 57th and 8th – were perhaps random, but inevitable.   I’d been a “public philosopher” for 15 years, so … Continue reading 3 philosophers set up a booth on a street corner – here’s what people asked

The Rise of Trump is White America Dying

Half of the post-millennial generation is non-white Donald Trump Is Winning Because White America Is Dying Trump’s rise is partly due to deeply rooted — and potentially fatal — feelings of fear and anger. What’s killing white, middle-aged, poorly educated American men? Data suggest it’s a sense of hopelessness fueling Donald Trump’s popularity. Noam Chomsky, the … Continue reading The Rise of Trump is White America Dying