Salman Rushdie:  Violent Mutations of Islam Are Still Islam
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Salman Rushdie: Violent Mutations of Islam Are Still Islam

I think there’s something very worried happening as it were on the left, you know. It used to be that it was the conservatives both in America and Europe who used to criticize people for criticizing religion, you know, that used to be a right wing politic. Now it’s become …

AskProfWolff: Is Religion an Opium of the People?
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AskProfWolff: Is Religion an Opium of the People?

This is a response to G McNamara who writes and asks me: is religion the opium of the people? Is it a barrier to worker solidarity and cooperation? You know this question arises often, and it’s an important one. It has to do with how people influenced by the Marxian …

Takaful: Is it really Islamic insurance? (هل تأمين “التكافل” منتج اسلامي فعلاً؟)
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Takaful: Is it really Islamic insurance? (هل تأمين “التكافل” منتج اسلامي فعلاً؟)

assalamualaikum my name is rockin que le welcome to practical islamic finance in this episode we’ll examine the insurance product known as the cathode the casual is a relatively new insurance product that is marketed as an Islamic alternative to conventional insurance and is referred to often as Islamic insurance …

Why we should give everyone a basic income | Rutger Bregman | TEDxMaastricht
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Why we should give everyone a basic income | Rutger Bregman | TEDxMaastricht

Translator: Michele Gianella Reviewer: Robert Tucker Rutger Bregman Basic Income for everyone Ladies and Gentlemen, today I’d like to share a big idea with you. In fact, I believe it could be one of the biggest ideas of the 21st century. It’s an idea that could unite politicians from the …

How economic inequality harms societies | Richard Wilkinson
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How economic inequality harms societies | Richard Wilkinson

You all know the truth of what I’m going to say. I think the intuition that inequality is divisive and socially corrosive has been around since before the French Revolution. What’s changed is we now can look at the evidence, we can compare societies, more and less equal societies, and …

Exposing Garbage Economics Infused with Morality
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Exposing Garbage Economics Infused with Morality

okay and then you can control what it takes of the strife you call yes so yeah that's a good point I'll make it and we make it in a book but let me just say about this hatred of the rich hmm it's more than hatred into it much …

Ep2 - Is Empathy Necessary for Morality?
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Ep2 – Is Empathy Necessary for Morality?

welcome to the Kevin and Esteban show this is episode 2 the this is a podcast about philosophy and abstract concepts for the most part now we touch on current events sometimes and we're sort of still forming our identity as a podcast and I think you guys are gonna …

Morality & Markets - Man of Systems
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Morality & Markets – Man of Systems

Smith thought that those people who believedthey knew what was best for others were represented by a figure he called: the "man of system." The man of system is the man who is entranced,enthralled by his own idea of the ideal, tries to make that ideal a reality. And decides …