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2nd August 2015
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  • John Horgan 33
  • Sophie van der Zee 33
  • Rae Langton 33
Editor's choice
  • Authenticity is a Con

    From Oprah Winfrey to Nigel Farage: is the quest for authenticity just a way to make a fast buck?
  • Living Differently

    Two thirds of married people admit to or desire an affair. Is it time to rethink sexual morality?
  • The Code of the Cosmos

    Is information, rather than matter the fundamental building block of the universe?
  • Beyond Reality

    We assume our senses reveal the truth about the world. But could reality be an illusion?
  • The Reality Instinct

    We should not underestimate the power of our intuition.
  • The Science of Simplicity

    Why are scientists in pursuit of the simple solution? Why do they even think reality is intelligible at all?
  • Expert Lies

    We rely on experts in every field. But is expertise simply a form of institutional power?
  • A New Model of Consciousness

    We think we understand what the world is made of. Yet we still cannot explain thought. Is it time for a radical new mode...
  • 21st Century Heresy Hunting

    Is the persecution of dissent damaging for democracy, freedom and even truth itself?
  • Feminism at the Crossroads

    Can feminist idealism change the world, or is now a time to be pragmatic?
  • The Truth about Evil

    Morality is based on good and evil, but is our understanding of the latter rooted in error?
  • Desire, Dreams, and Happiness

    Many think wealth and love bring happiness. But desire can also lead to depression. Should we seek better dreams?
  • The Wealth Delusion

    We all want a better lifestyle, but do our desires exacerbate global inequality? How do we know when enough is enough?
  • Screw the Fairytale

    Are white weddings and happy families past their sell-by date? An author goes on a quest for meaningful modern love.
  • The Growth Delusion

    Can continuous economic growth ever be sustainable, or is it merely a delusion?
  • Does God Exist?

    Can belief ever rid us of the problem of evil? Or must the devil always get the last laugh?
  • Values Beyond Value

    Economics, politics, society: the status quo is not an option, argues the Green Party leader.
  • Beyond The Selfish Gene

    Darwin and Dawkins are no longer enough - we need to reconsider our theories of evolution.
  • Get Real

    We are surrounded by fantasies peddled by corporations and governments. We need to see beyond them to be truly free.
  • Fantasy Management

    Can we live without fantasy, or is it an essential part of our lives?
  • Devout Disbelief

    Claims that we do not exist are based on a fundamentally outdated conception of the self.
  • The Call of Silence

    We live in a world of perpetual noise. What does this say about both science and religion?
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