In previous contributions to Praag, mention was made of the modern tendency to career helter skelter after all manner of doctrines and ideologies, mostly peddled by the fashionable media and their muftis, the “opinion formers”. In the paragraphs that follow … Read the rest
What does nihilism mean? That the highest values devaluate themselves. The aim is lacking; “why” finds no answer. – Nietzsche.
I’ve recently perused an old interview dating back to 1983 between Dutch author Willem Frederik Hermans and … Read the rest
Man is not affected by events but by the view he takes of them. Epictetus
It is simply not a winning recipe anymore to use Reason as a tool to counter the … Read the rest
Let’s face it: South African democracy has failed. There may still be the trappings of people voting every five years and the annual ritual of parliament being opened, but it has turned out to be just a white elephant.
Every … Read the rest