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Urban Planning in Space Colonies

In the next few years our species is going to build its first cities in space and one of my great fears is that when they do, the cities will grow organically based on the utilitarian needs of the first settlers. 748 more words

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The free exchange of information and ideas, the lifeblood of a liberal society, is daily becoming more constricted. While we have come to expect this on the radical right, censoriousness is also spreading more widely in our culture: an intolerance of opposing views, a vogue for public shaming and ostracism, and the tendency to dissolve complex policy issues in a blinding moral certainty.

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Thoughts

Star Trek.

All that economic and technological development—all without any transformation of politics and humanity!

How COVID-19 challenges our notions of freedom

By Osvaldo Javier López Ruiz  
Researcher, INCIHUSA – CONICET
Professor, Doctorate in Social Sciences – UNCuyo, Argentina;
Former Visiting Fellow, PSIG – Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies olopezruiz@mendoza-conicet.gov.ar…
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COVID-19

An Event of Poetic Justice

The evening my mother encouraged me to bake my first chapatti, which was no doubt conclusively out of expected shape, was the same evening when I had a close peek at the patriarch culture of our society. 410 more words

Economist

ENLIGHTENMENT LIBERALISM IS LOSING GROUND IN THE DEBATE ABOUT RACE. … When it comes to race many liberals have failed to live up to their own values….“Perhaps liberal theory and liberal history are ships passing in the night,” speculated Uday Singh Mehta of the City University of New York in 1999.

Liberalism

Look Before You Take the Liberal Leap

An oft repeated line on the Hindu right is that “Hinduism is the most liberal religion“. The underlying assumption is that being liberal is aspirational; that it is something to be proud of and people should be pushed towards being liberal. 1,128 more words