Critical Thinking

Why It's Not Happiness Nor Success I Wish Most for My child

Tremaine du Preez | Posted 18.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Tremaine du Preez

By the Law of Large Numbers, most children will grow up to be average in height, weight, intelligence and in their life achievements. Wonderfully, blissfully, unassumingly average. No matter which way we look at it, our children have a better chance of being average than exceptional.

A Direct Challenge!

Peter Moreton | Posted 27.10.2014 | UK Entertainment
Peter Moreton

After travelling the length and breadth of the country Applecart's storytelling tour of i Am Mark has its final performance tomorrow night. The show a...

The Way We're Working, Isn't Working...

Rob Nunn | Posted 01.12.2014 | UK
Rob Nunn

Human beings are unequivocally the most intriguing, thought provoking and hyperbolized creatures ever to have walked planet earth. We are complex, intricate and arrogant to the world we have rule over and, more importantly, with ourselves...

Why Philosophy Is Still Relevant - And Has Useful Applications

Alexander Leivesley | Posted 04.07.2014 | UK
Alexander Leivesley

To a great number of people, philosophy has become obsolete; to others it's mind-numbingly boring; to others it's incredibly confusing and too hard a subject to get around. The latter two may certainly be correct, depending on your own opinion; however the first one, the idea that philosophy has lost its purpose, most certainly isn't.

Stamping on a Three-Year-Old Child's Toy Unicorn is just Healthy Skepticism

Chris Wickett | Posted 17.02.2013 | UK Comedy
Chris Wickett

I know what you're thinking. Forget these idiots. But I cannot let lie accusations that I am somehow joyless. The universe deserves the truth: that science and skepticism offer a magic and happiness more profound than any unicorn ever could.

Censorship of the Internet is Neither Necessary, Possible, nor Desirable

Jamie Bartlett | Posted 30.11.2011 | UK Universities & Education
Jamie Bartlett

The internet is now the greatest source of information for people living in the UK today, especially young people. Although there are more e-books, trustworthy journalism, niche expertise and accurate facts at our fingertips than ever before, there is an equal measure of mistakes, half-truths, propaganda, misinformation and general nonsense.