Category Archives: Society

Let us say what we hope and do what we can!

Her Majesty Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands delivered her annual Christmas speech on December 25, 2011 where she expressed her concerns for the future of the environment (rough translation): Christmas, the festival of light in darkness, raises the expectation of … Continue reading

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The Universe as Meaningful*

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Anxiety is as old as mankind, contemporary man suffers from an anxiety that is specific to our age and that is somehow bound up with the rapid rate of human progress. Conscious or not, a fundamental anguish of being, a … Continue reading

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Do corporations have a conscience?

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Recently I read an article discussing the need for cooperations to have a social conscience [1]. I believe that that is no longer possible in the age of post-Scrooge Capitalism. We all remember Dickens’s famous christmas carol Scrooge. Scrooge was … Continue reading

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