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The Ethics of Technological Progress

If you stop for a moment and think about the number of technological wonders you use every day, you will most likely be surprised by…

What Have We Become?

We have become much different than what we were considered before by history. By “we” I mean humankind, and by “today” I mean the year…

Creation or Evolution?

After Sir Charles Darwin introduced his original theory about the origins of species and evolution, humanity’s faith in God, which remained undisputed for hundreds of…

Coco Chanel

Coco Chanel was the only fashion designer to be named among the “100 most influential people of the 20th century” by Time magazine. She revolutionized…

Genes and Environment

Inherited genes are considered to be the largest contributing factor to how people successfully stand up to challenges and influences of social and natural environments.…

Possible Scenarios of Our Future

If we take a look at our world as an aggregate of social, political, cultural, and economical processes, each of which affects the entire complexity…

The Decay of Western Culture

Though many of us have become accustomed to seeing culture as an aggregate of an artistic and historical heritage, this is a rather broad term.…

The Ethical Value of Political Correctness

In 1948, a renowned British journalist, George Orwell, wrote his famous novel 1984, in which he described a totalitarian society where people had no freedom…

The Silk Road

The Silk Road Centuries prior to the Internet, much earlier than the steam engine, and well before the arrival of the airplane, there still existed…

Sir John Maynard Keynes

Although Sir John Maynard Keynes’ fame is limited to the field of economics, he held sway in affecting governmental policy to a large extent during…

The Terracotta Army

Chinese civilization has produced an uncountable number of artifacts valued the world over and considered to be humanity’s cultural heritage. For an example, one needs…

Have You Lost Faith in Politicians?

I remember the time, a little over three decades ago, when I crawled on the ground to hide from stray bullets showering in all directions.…

The Admirable Personality of the Dalai Lama

The 14th Dalai Lama is perhaps one of the most interesting and significant public figures of the modern era. His struggle to maintain the culture,…

Nuclear Power or Wind Power?

The modernization of influential countries such as China, as well as the increasingly energy-intensive lifestyle of the citizens of industrialized nations, such as the United…

The Great Wall of China

China is the largest country in Asia and the world’s most populous nation. It also has one of the world’s oldest and continuous civilizations. The…

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