'What's the Christian view on Marx?,' asks
the Irish News'What's the Christian view on Marx?,' asks leading economist Dr Esmond Birniethe Irish NewsThe philosopher Bertrand Russell and the historian Arnold Toynbee thought this. I think there are three reasons why. First, the deep structure of Marxism parallels that of Christianity. It has a 'fall' event - the concentration of ownership of property ...
Posted on 26 July 2017 | 5:16 pm
Happy brave new birthday, Aldous Huxley! -
Los Angeles TimesHappy brave new birthday, Aldous Huxley!Los Angeles TimesBritish philosopher Bertrand Russell was among the book's admirers. "In the unhappy days in which it is our lot to live, Utopias are written in order to make us still more unhappy," Russell wrote. "Mr.Aldous Huxley, in his 'Brave New World,' has shown ...
Posted on 26 July 2017 | 7:55 am
Bridging the Atlantic - The Maritime
The Maritime ExecutiveBridging the AtlanticThe Maritime ExecutiveBertrand Russell famously said that “average men and women were delighted at the prospect of war” since it meant the end of the system which they felt trapped by and perceived as stifling. What about today? Of French voters with incomes lower than 1 ...
Posted on 26 July 2017 | 6:47 am
The Humanitarian Hoax of Bullying: Killing
Right Side NewsThe Humanitarian Hoax of Bullying: Killing America With Kindness – Hoax #5Right Side NewsIt is unapologetically described in chilling detail in Lord Bertrand Russell's 1952 book “The Impact of Science on Society.” One-world government is a binary socio-political system of masters and slaves. There is no social justice in one-world ...
Posted on 25 July 2017 | 12:05 pm
The purpose of education - The News
The purpose of educationThe News InternationalAccording to Bertrand Russell, university education is essential for polishing a student's intellect and grooming his character. A university is the highest level of learning and discovering one's inherent potentials. It provides social, political and ...
Posted on 22 July 2017 | 4:52 pm
A Harvard professor had the perfect response
Here’s his answer: My son forced me to systematically examine what matters in life — what really matters — and in the end, I came to appreciate a quote from his namesake, Bertrand Russell, more than I could have ever imagined: “The good life is one ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 1:41 am
Premature Eradication: How the Media Kills
Philosopher Bertrand Russell contended with more sinister behavior. In 1920, after surviving a nasty bout of pneumonia while in China, Japanese correspondents pestered Russell’s future wife, Dora Black, with requests to interview the convalescing ...
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 11:36 pm
How can I minimize my chances of having a
My son forced me to systematically examine what matters in life — what really matters — and in the end, I came to appreciate a quote from his namesake, Bertrand Russell, more than I could have ever imagined: “The good life is one inspired by love and ...
Posted on 24 August 2015 | 6:00 pm
6 Signs You Worry Too Much About What Others
If we all thought alike the human race would have died out long ago. As Bertrand Russell wrote, "Do not fear to be eccentric in opinion, for every opinion now accepted was once eccentric." We thrive when we get along with others, and think and act ...
Posted on 24 August 2015 | 8:26 am
Phish Comes to Watkins Glen
But unfortunately, they usually do. As Bertrand Russell writes in The Problems of Philosophy, “In daily life, we assume as certain many things which, on a closer scrutiny, are found to be so full of apparent contradictions that only a great amount of ...
Posted on 20 August 2015 | 8:45 pm