Steven Pinker: Academic freedom prevents us from getting trapped in circles of delusion

Steven Pinker: Academic freedom prevents us from getting trapped in circles of delusion

One reason why we need to keep channels of expression open is that it’s possible for people to get trapped in a vicious circle of delusion if they believe something that is not true and if people are punished for pointing out that it’s not true. In fact, you could even have a circumstance which Read more about Steven Pinker: Academic freedom prevents us from getting trapped in circles of delusion[…]

Celebrate Watchtower-Jesus’ 100 years of reign 1914 – 2014

Celebrate Watchtower-Jesus’ 100 years of reign 1914 – 2014

Firework sounds Let us now examine what great works Watchtower-Jesus has accomplished through his organization The Watchtower society since 1918 During 1918, after coming into his reign, Watchtower-Jesus chose Charles Taze Russell, a man teaching pyramidology, numerology, Egyptology, mythology, paganism, etc. has his faithful and discreet slave dispensing food at the proper time to his Read more about Celebrate Watchtower-Jesus’ 100 years of reign 1914 – 2014[…]

Without academic freedom, we might never see the truth. Here’s why. | Nicholas Christakis

Without academic freedom, we might never see the truth. Here’s why. | Nicholas Christakis

So when we think about academic freedom, we might ask the question, “Well, what’s so special about academia?” Why might we have special rules of communication and openness within academia? I think in approaching this, one might think about other parts of our economy or other activities that we engage in in a society in Read more about Without academic freedom, we might never see the truth. Here’s why. | Nicholas Christakis[…]

What Is Privilege?

What Is Privilege?

– Some people are born into families where they have to walk miles just to get water. All I have to do is turn on a faucet- that’s privilege. (deep music) – I think privilege is when some people have some things and other people don’t have things. – I feel privilege is something that Read more about What Is Privilege?[…]

Property, Freedom and Society | Hans-Hermann Hoppe

Property, Freedom and Society | Hans-Hermann Hoppe

pants Herman hapa of course a pleasure to have you here thank you so much for coming your opening lecture this that the message university was intriguing because you went through some personal biography that I don’t think is well-known it seems as if you were you began on the left really not just as Read more about Property, Freedom and Society | Hans-Hermann Hoppe[…]

Jonathan Cahn on His Books

Jonathan Cahn on His Books

>>The best-selling book called “The Harbinger” proved to be very popular with the general public, but among Bible prophecy experts, it caused a storm of controversy. The author, Jonathan Cahn, has now published a second book called “The Mystery of the Shemitah” which is also proving to be controversial. To hear what the controversy is Read more about Jonathan Cahn on His Books[…]

Secularism: freedom, fairness and human rights #NSS150

Secularism: freedom, fairness and human rights #NSS150

Do you think religion is a personal matter for individuals, and something that should never be imposed on people? So do we. The National Secular Society has been challenging religious privilege for 150 years. Our work began with Charles Bradlaugh who despite being elected as an MP was denied his seat in parliament because of Read more about Secularism: freedom, fairness and human rights #NSS150[…]

Freedom of Speech: Is Offensive Speech Good For Society? – Learn Liberty

Freedom of Speech: Is Offensive Speech Good For Society? – Learn Liberty

Prof. Tom Bell: Why should we care about free speech? On college campuses, students clamor for restrictions on speech that they consider offensive, hateful or disturbing. Internationally, countries consider further limiting speech in the wake of violence like that committed by those who object portrayals of the prophet Muhammad. In the American media, many commentators Read more about Freedom of Speech: Is Offensive Speech Good For Society? – Learn Liberty[…]

Universal Basic Income Explained – Free Money for Everybody? UBI

Universal Basic Income Explained – Free Money for Everybody? UBI

What if the state covered your cost of living, would you still go to work? Go back to school? Not work at all? What would you do? This concept is called a universal basic income or UBI And it’s nothing less than the most ambitious social policy of our times in 2017, basic income is Read more about Universal Basic Income Explained – Free Money for Everybody? UBI[…]

What soccer can teach us about freedom | Marc Bamuthi Joseph

What soccer can teach us about freedom | Marc Bamuthi Joseph

The two places where I feel most free aren’t actually places. They’re moments. The first is inside of dance. Somewhere between rising up against gravity and the feeling that the air beneath me is falling in love with my body’s weight. I’m dancing and the air is carrying me like I might never come down. Read more about What soccer can teach us about freedom | Marc Bamuthi Joseph[…]