Philosophy in the real world.

Paulo Freire

Paulo Freire on Social Conflict

Paulo Freire on Social Conflict Paulo Freire is a Brazilian philosopher of education. Those on the Right would call him a “radical” because he believes that poor people shouldn’t be exploited and children should be taught to think creatively and […]

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James Baldwin on Masks

James Baldwin on Masks

James Baldwin on Masks “Love takes off masks that we fear we cannot live without and know we cannot live within.” – James Baldwin Baldwin is often remembered as a political radical. He definitely was, but like Cornel West, Baldwin’s […]

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Kepler Destroys the Universe

It is impossible for us today to appreciate the profound effect of Johannes Kepler’s theory of planetary motion. Before Kepler’s book Astronomia Nova (1609) the unquestioned assumption was that everything in the heavens was perfect. A large part of that […]

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Who Owns the Water?

Although water covers two-thirds of the planet’s surface, only 3% of all water is safe for human consumption. Access to clean, safe water has always been vital for people. With increasing population and pollution, the prospect of water shortages is […]

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