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Understanding Socioeconomic Contradictions

In the 19th century Georg Wilhelm Hegel (1770-1831) developed a theory to explain historical development as a dynamic process. Hegel introduced a system to study history – dialectical thinking – a progression in which each successive movement emerges as a solution … Continue reading

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Anxiety Is Essential For Creativity

Kierkegaard reflected on the question of how to communicate the truths we live by – that is, the truths about ethics and religion. He wrote about his experiences with the chronic disquieting feeling that something not so good was about … Continue reading

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Reality in 2013

The Enlightenment saw the intellectual maturation of the humanist belief in reason as the supreme guiding principle in the affairs of mankind. The ‘truth’ discovered through reason would displace the dogged adherence to established opinions and customs and enlighten a … Continue reading

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