Avoiding another Hiroshima begins with you and me.
Vision interviews Italian philosopher and academic Donatella Di Cesare, author of two recent books addressing conditions that threaten the global status quo.
We are by nature focused first on self. Until we change that, the world will never work for all of us.
How and why do people convince themselves to view others as less than human? Vision reviews David Livingstone Smith’s On Inhumanity: Dehumanization and How to Resist It.
The idea of matter as the basis of everything may seem beyond question. But a solely material view of the world doesn’t fill the enduring human need to understand why we’re here and what it all signifies.
Freed from Babylonian captivity, some exiled Jews returned to rebuild Jerusalem. The books of Ezra and Nehemiah detail their story.
With her Jewish ethnic group facing annihilation in the days of the Persian Empire, Queen Esther risks her life to forestall the plan.
Are some common myths keeping you from appreciating and even enjoying the teenagers in your life?
Cannabidiol (CBD) products, derived from marijuana, are increasingly popular. Do they work, and are they safe?
Vision reviews Vexed: Ethics Beyond Political Tribes, in which author James Mumford proposes a way out of the political trenches that today divide the world into “sides.”
Vision reviews Donatella Di Cesare’s 2020 book Resident Foreigners, in which she proposes a new philosophy of migration.
Are border walls the best way to ensure safety from outside forces?
Pandemics like COVID-19 were predicted, though few took notice. Where do we go from here?
Vision examines the past, present and possible future of procreation as it unfolds under the watchful eye of science.
Ideologies are about what we choose to believe. In Thomas Piketty’s Capital and Ideology, the author explores the past and current political-economic choices we’ve made.
What’s the origin of algorithms? And what might their nature tell us about our own nature?
Millions of people now use assisted reproductive technologies to have children. How will IVF and embryo screening affect the future of family and society?
The plotlines of popular superhero movies may influence us more than any political broadcast ever could.
The book of Lamentations, though not often cited, serves as a microcosm of the human story.
A helpful perspective in understanding Lamentations is to look at parallels with the book of Jeremiah, but also with Deuteronomy.