The good news that nobody wants to read
Are we missing the truth? The headlines are full of horror, doom and gloom. Some experts say there is plenty of positive news, but we’re hardwired to focus on the bad. When you read the news, sometimes it can feel like the only things reported are terrible, depressing events. Why does the media concentrate on […]
DEBATE OF THE WEEK:Are his ideas hurting men?
IN THE NEWS: Andrew Tate portrays himself as the saviour of lost young men. But experts think he is really just milking them for all they are worth. Cults tend to arise at times of insecurity. During the decline of the Roman Empire, many joined the secretive cult of Mithras. As the Industrial Revolution turned […]
DEBATE OF THE WEEK: Should we change the way we live?
THE NEWS: The population has exploded in the last 200 years. Now it is going into reverse. Experts worry this could be one shock too many. Rapid population growth is a very new phenomenon. After 300,000 years on the planet, we only hit one billion people in 1804. That doubled 123 years later. Since 1974 […]
DEBATE OF THE DAY:Should we all be more wacky?
IN THE NEWS: A bizarre story from the American midwest has some dwelling on what we have lost. They think a slightly madder world would be a happier place. One bright Wednesday morning, 911 operators in the US state of Nebraska received a strange phone call. The caller told them there was a car driving […]