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A right-royal carve-up

An appearance on Desert Island Discs is a sure sign that a personality has indeed arrived at the forefront of public perception. Earlier this year, a former pupil of the Northampton School for Boys, Matt Smith, made such an appearance on the programme. 1 024 ord igjen

Understanding Modernity

The world in which we are living today, is described as the post-modern world. The era of modernity is believed to be over. Modernity has influenced the lives of our generation in so many ways. 1 193 ord igjen


Last weekend, a lone twin-engine Bombardier Q400 got taxied out onto a runway of the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, and from the cab of the service tractor emerged a 29-year-old of average build and ambition.  1 080 ord igjen


Richard Russell, Kierkegaard, and the Crisis of Modernity

“The biggest danger, that of losing oneself, can pass off in the world as quietly as if it were nothing; every other loss, an arm, a leg, five dollars, a wife, etc.

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The weariness of the God-less life

The below poem is an extract from ‘The Rock’, a play by T.S. Eliot (1888-1965). It speaks powerfully to the emptiness of technological and cultural sophistication devoid of God. 139 ord igjen


The Closed Mind of Society!

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The Closed Mind of Society!

Society irks me, with their so called positive thinking, their thoughts of perfection, of supposed normality – and yet l challenge that. 488 ord igjen


Review of 'In Theory: Classes, Nations and Literatures'

First published in 1992 immediately following the collapse of the Soviet Union, ‘In Theory: Classes, Nations, Literatures’ by Aizaj Ahmad takes up the national question at a world historic moment where governments negotiate at the cusp of a global geo-political reordering of allegiances. 666 ord igjen