Martin Buber on Encountering Others

Martin Buber on Encountering Others

Martin Buber on Encountering Others “When we encounter another individual truly as a person, not as an object for use, we become fully human.” – Martin Buber As a philosopher, my main research focus is on human relations, specifically the theory of recognition. To recognize another person is to value […]

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Cavell quote

Understand that Nazis were not Monsters

Philosopher Stanley Cavell is correct: we must understand that Nazis were not monsters. Ridiculous you say?  Yes and no. We must first understand what evil is. Hear me out. “To understand Nazism, whatever that will mean, will be to understand it as a human possibility; monstrous, unforgivable, but not therefore […]

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Guy Fawkes: A Terrorist, Not A Hero

Guy Fawkes: Terrorist  This is the face of a terrorist. Old New I chuckle when I see clowns with their comic book masks because they don’t understand who Guy Fawkes was or why he did what he did. Anyone knowing the facts about the 1605 terrorist group Guy Fawkes was a […]

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