The online act of ‘getting rid’ of people can be problematic because it causes a herd mentality where rational thinking takes a back seat.
Writer and lecturer Marie Myung-Ok Lee reflects on last week’s US college admissions scandal, and her own university experience.
Let’s broaden, not harden, our views
It’s not just the obviously fake news pushed by the US government that we need to look out for when we read about world events.
Described by US economist Richard Wolff as “phoney and costly” posturing by a politician and a “made-for-TV spectacle”, US President Donald Trump’s trade war with China has turned out worse than Fergie’s last album.
Both governments and individuals worldwide should be prepared for the ‘robotic revolution’ which could become a reality soon.
It will take a lot more effort to stop orangutans and other animals from losing their habitats.
Christianity needs to reassess how it interprets the 'word of God' when it comes to topics like homosexuality
Historically, the Catholic Church has never accepted homosexuality. It is less of a human attitude, more of an unambiguous interpretation of the Bible.
I recently came across some research which shows that we millennials literally “love” our phones, and react in the same way to the devices as we would if we saw a loved one. This was a creepy lesson for me.
With so many species becoming critically endangered, we need to start treating crimes against wildlife as seriously as other crimes