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Posted on 16 February 2018 | 12:37 am
Power of the word abused – Punch
Power of the word abused – Punch NewspapersThe PunchPat Utomi It has started wars. Produced a sudden breakout of peace in times of despair. In some faith, it brought the world into being and had to ...and more »
Posted on 14 February 2018 | 10:19 am
Editorial: Informed and critical - Sun.Star
Sun.StarEditorial: Informed and criticalSun.StarJurgen Habermas theorized that only the participation of citizens discussing rationally an issue concerning the public and taking a critical stance in reviewing the roles of stakeholders in pursuing the public interest can produce public opinion, which ...
Posted on 11 February 2018 | 5:37 pm
Power of the word abused - Guardian (blog)
Guardian (blog)Power of the word abusedGuardian (blog)It has started wars. Produced a sudden outbreak of peace in times of despair. In some faith, it brought the world into being and had to take on the form of man to redeem it. In today's Nigeria, its abuse is reckless. In the anger that extant politics ...
Posted on 7 February 2018 | 5:58 pm
Why Poland's Holocaust Bill Will Backfire -
ForwardWhy Poland's Holocaust Bill Will BackfireForwardIn a conversation with Jürgen Habermas in New Left Review in 1994, Adam Michnik referred to this way of thinking as the “triumphalism of innocence.” Historical research in the decades since Michnik's remark shows that the scale and brutality of ...and more »
Posted on 6 February 2018 | 1:59 pm
The Conversable World: Finding a Compass in
Borradori, Philosophy in a Time of Terror: Dialogues with Jurgen Habermas and Jacques Derrida , p. 35). Although we have the ontological capacity to learn to listen and heed others, for a variety of reasons (faulty socialization, schools that do not ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 6:55 pm
Punched Bloody by a Hand We Think Is
With a wonderment somewhat like Hegel's, the German political philosopher Jurgen Habermas marveled at this "constitutional patriotism" in American citizens who possessed what Gibbon described as "that public courage which is nourished by the love of ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 10:36 am
Labour’s voter ‘purge’ proves
This was nothing short of political authoritarianism. In the words of the German intellectual Jurgen Habermas: the outcome is disgraceful because forcing the Greek government to agree to an economically questionable, predominantly symbolic privatisation ...
Posted on 21 August 2015 | 12:31 am
Clone me up, Scotty: A brief satirical
Even famous philosophers like Jurgen Habermas jumped on the clonist bandwagon. Just to make sure human dignity was absolutely protected many countries, like Germany (sporting its reinvented ethical leadership colours), also created crippling legislation ...
Posted on 20 August 2015 | 1:54 pm
Benedict XVI and Christian Europe, as seen
At the same time, Benedict did not hesitate to dialogue with thinkers such as the German philosopher Jurgen Habermas and the Italian Social Democrat and atheist Paolo Flores d’Arcais. “In his opinion, a dialogue does not automatically mean a compromise ...
Posted on 15 August 2015 | 12:13 am