Hannah Arendt: Society and Culture

2019-10-24T22:09:12+01:00October 24th, 2019|Categories: CULTURE, SOCIETY|Tags: |

Hannah Arendt warns that mass culture increasingly utilizes the classics and other genuine works of art, transformed and made digestible, for entertainment. Since the appetites of the entertainment industries are insatiable, they will in time consume the classics, and thereby destroy culture.

Richard Dawkins: The Enemies Of Reason (2007) – Full Transcript

2018-12-21T08:42:41+00:00December 16th, 2018|Categories: CULTURE, SOCIETY|Tags: , , |

The Enemies of Reason is a two-part television documentary, written and presented by evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins, in which he seeks to expose "those areas of belief that exist without scientific proof, yet manage to hold the nation under their spell", including mediumship, acupuncture and psychokinesis.

Emilio Lussu: Eroe di un popolo – di Camillo Bellieni

2018-10-24T12:00:07+01:00October 24th, 2018|Categories: CULTURE, HISTORY|Tags: , |

A un mese dalla morte si moltiplicano le iniziative per ricordare la figura di Emilio Lussu. Cogliere l’occasione per presentare un’importante testimonianza: quella di Camillo Bellieni, che di Lussu fu fraterno amico e compagno di lotte. Bellieni, che ha 82 anni è stato l’ideologo del movimento sardista ed ha scritto la storia della Brigata Sassari.

Debate: Freedom of Expression Must Include the License to Offend (2006) – Full Transcript

2019-11-27T16:39:01+00:00June 21st, 2017|Categories: CULTURE, SOCIETY|Tags: , |

Heralding the First Amendment, proponents of free speech champion the right to expression unencumbered by government intervention. But is freedom of expression absolute and limitless? Should we be free to use words with the intention to harm? Should some words remain unspoken, or does this mind-set lead us to the path of censorship?