Nihilism: South Africa’s new religion

nihilistBy Joseph Secrève.

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

On different kinds of Untruth

Stoic

by Albert Brenner

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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

The failure of South African democracy

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