The Significance in Populism, Jihadism and Communism

The Significance in Populism, Jihadism and Communism

Why do individuals turn to extreme solutions in their quest for a life of significance?

There is a current running through right-wing populism which links with the insecurity experienced by those in the Middle East who have lashed out against the West. People yearn for a life of significance. To belong to something greater than themselves. This is the offer of religion, which cannot be matched by atheism, scientism or any -ism which strips the sacred from daily life. Read more about The Significance in Populism, Jihadism and Communism

Adding Deeper Darkness to a Night Already Devoid of Stars

Adding Deeper Darkness to a Night Already Devoid of Stars

Human beings are violent. As a group. As a species. We are violent. There has never been a period where there is not some type of war being waged on this planet. Some people say that the ‘Muslim world’ needs a reformation, similar to the one experienced by European Christianity. That such reform will bringRead more about Adding Deeper Darkness to a Night Already Devoid of Stars[…]