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Theories and Methods in the Study of Religion: Friedrich Nietzsche

<i>Welcome back to the Religion: Theories and Methods series. This week we are exploring the history and methods of the Philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche. Next week we will focus on some of his most important theories.</i><p><b>Name:</b>Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche<p><b>Lived:</b>1844-1900<p><b>Scholarly Method:</b> Philosophical …

The Logic of Global Capitalism

Daron Acemoglu and James Robinson’s bestselling 2012 book <i>Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty</i> addresses one of the most …

Actually, Denmark is becoming more like us

Income inequality is on the rise. The rich control more of the country'swealth. Union membership is falling. The ranks of the poor are growing.<p>Sounds like the United States? Actually, it's Denmark.<p>This tiny Scandinavian country has been in the spotlight in recent weeks. Bernie Sanders, who is …

Thousands flee isolated Eritrea to escape life of conscription and poverty

ASMARA, Eritrea—On a cool March evening soon after his 16th birthday, Binyam Abraham waited until his mother and young siblings were sleeping and slipped away to begin the long trek toward Eritrea’s southern border.<p>With his father trapped in open-ended military service that would soon snare him, …

Individualism Vs Sacrificial Collectivism

<b>Free, competitive markets have been the engine for both freedom and prosperity. In addition, free market capitalism is morally based on the principle</b> …

Slavery

The truth about Bernie Sanders’ “socialism”: Everything you need to know about the candidate’s mould-breaking political philosophy

<b>(AP/Charlie Neibergall)</b><p>Sanders has taken the Democratic primary by storm, a feat that would have been unprecedented until very recently<p>Conor Lynch<p>October 21, 2015 6:58pm (UTC)<p>On Sunday, after a week of being asked whether he was a socialist or a capitalist, and accused of being a communist by some …

Middle-class