How Society Contributes to Mental Illness

With all the new tech, we have evolved into a world with many modern conveniences that help us do everything from work to think. In many cases, this can be a positive thing but there… View Post

Recreational Contrarians: The People Who Get High on Controversy

Recreational contrarianism is the behaviour of adopting an unpopular, contrary position for the sake of enjoyment. Similar to a provocateur, a recreational contrarian likes to provoke others, but does so specifically in matters of debate,… View Post

Should All Drugs Be Legalised?

This is the dissertation I wrote for my Philosophy undergraduate degree in 2012. Some of the statistics may be a bit out of date, but recent developments in drug liberalisation (such as in the US)… View Post

A Compassionate Society Should Give People the Right to Die With Dignity

The goal of end-of-life care is to offer compassionate care and the amelioration of suffering to people in the last days of their life, as well as those afflicted with a terminal condition that has… View Post

If the Left Wants to Promote Its Cause, It Has to Abandon Its Hateful Rhetoric

Whatever your political persuasion, it’s important to recognise, point out and denounce the unscrupulous behaviour of others who share your worldview. If we genuinely believe that certain opinions and policies are harmful, then, of course,… View Post