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Nexus War and Future Nov 2022-_JRD0808

Culture, History, Politics, Society

A Future Without War?

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Politics, Society

Rob Riemen

The War and the Future

On the occasion of the Nexus Conference 2022: The War and the Future
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Culture, History, Politics, Society

Robert Cooper

Hope and Dover Beach

The big questions today are whether politics has been or will be captured by the forces of darkness – so that we will be robbed of our hopes and our future; and whether, having lost faith in faith, we are now going to lose faith in politics too
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Revolution! The Political Crisis of our Time

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Culture, Politics

William Deresiewicz

Wokeness on Campus: The Reign of Stupidity

There are no competing ideologies or rival schools [...] There is only assent. And when there’s but a single ideology, it isn’t just an ideology. It’s a religion. Its ideas aren’t ideas; they are dogmas.
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History, Politics

Richard J. Evans

Brexit: Refighting the Second World War

Football has sometimes been described as a substitute for war

Politics

Kate Brown

Kiss the Ground: Life Support in Controlled Environments

MIT Professor Kate Brown on how consumerism is eating away a just and livable future
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Philosophy

The Hidden Pleasures of an Intellectual Life

Lost in Thought

An excellent example of what it aims to capture: solid, high-quality, splendidly useless thinking in action.
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Culture, Politics

Apocalypse Now? Causes of Anxiety in our Age

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Culture, Politics

Amor Mundi. How to End the Age of Anxiety?

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Culture, Politics

Keynote Wole Soyinka, Nexus Conference 2020

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Culture, Politics

Welcome Rob Riemen – Nexus Conference 2020

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Philosophy

Humberto Beck

The Return of Ivan Illich in Times of Corona

It will depend on us whether the coronavirus will result in a new catastrophe, or in a new beginning.
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History

Simon Winder

Goodbye to History

The author of Danubia and Germania shows what we can learn from 20th-century German history.
Jacqueline Murekatete

My Experiences with and Lessons from the Rwandan Genocide

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Humanism, Philosophy

George Steiner

The Life of the Mind

Can the life of the mind, the love of truth and beauty, be sustained in a time of materialism and mass democracy?
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History

Catherine Nixey

The Evil of Christianity

‘Good’ and ‘evil’ as fundamentally opposed came into the world with Christianity. This wasn’t good.

Literature, Philosophy

The Unnamable Present

A wealth of topics: from Baudelaire to Kafka, Benjamin and Weil; from sacrifice to the sacred, the process of secularization and digital society.
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Art, Politics

Being Hans Castorp in Our Time

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Religion, Society

When the Gods Remain Silent

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Politics, Religion

Götterdämmerung. The Twilight of the Gods