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Modern Philosophy

New Atheists and Their Arguments

September 23, 2021

Authors who argue against religion are usually called anti-religious, and among them are the so-called New Atheists, including Sam Harris, Richard Dawkins, Christopher Hitchens, and Daniel Dennett. […]

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Modern Philosophy

The Different Waves of Feminism in the US

September 23, 2021

In general, feminism could be defined as the pursuit of ending sexism and giving women equal rights and value in society. The particulars of this definition have led to various feminist movements. […]

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The Welfare State of the United States

September 22, 2021

The government welfare programs, forming the social safety net for all Americans, are not in financial crisis mode at the moment. However, their financial footing is not currently designed for long-term stability. […]

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Euthanasia: A Simple Solution to End All Problems?

September 18, 2021

The issue of legalizing euthanasia evokes very strong emotional response and almost an outcry against it. Many see it as unethical and something that can be overused, unnecessary and an easy way out. And yet, most of these objections are logically fallacious. […]

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Overpopulation and Birth Control Methods

September 14, 2021

Overpopulation cannot be solved relying on people’s common sense or individuals being motivated by the greater common good. One way or the other, the state has to intervene- passively or coercively. […]

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Can Euthanasia Solve the Problem of Overpopulation?

September 14, 2021

When it comes to the issue of controlling overpopulation, specially in the genre of dystopia, euthanasia seems to be the favorite solution. It is easy to impose in states controlled by totalitarian regimes, such as in the movie ‘Soylent Green’. People are often even tricked into it as in the 1976 movie Logan’s Run. […]

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