All posts tagged opinion

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When Friendships End

Why is it that, in our admiration of well known women, or our support of women in our wider communities, we forget to support those around us? Occasionally, friendships between […]

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Lord Adonis and the Half-Blood Cartel

‘A tale told by an idiot; full of sound and fury, signifying nothing’ cries Macbeth in one of his speeches. Many reputable Shakespeare scholars will claim this speech is about […]

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How IMAX Creates Experience – Dunkirk and the Brilliance of 70mm

In 1512, Michelangelo completed his fresco on the ceiling on the of the Sistine Chapel. A four-year endeavour that depicts some of the seminal moments of the Christian doctrine, from […]

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What is the Human Soul? – The Dangers of Unsound Science [2/2]

In 1907, American physician Duncan MacDougall claimed to have weighed the human soul by placing dying people on a set of industrial measuring scales. He claimed that a half to […]

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What is the Human Soul, and Where Does it Come From? [1/2]

As human nature demands, mankind appears endlessly interested in diagnosing his own self, and his existence in relation to the world. The concept of human consciousness has been debated painstakingly […]

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Why ‘Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle’ Epitomises Everything Wrong with Hollywood’s Current Approach to Movie Making.

Late last week, the new trailer for Columbia Pictures’ new reboot of Jumanji hit the internet, led by Hollywood’s new favourite leading man Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson alongside Kevin Hart […]

American Gods

“A show that wants you to sit back, put on the cruise control and listen to endless tales of the vast American highway.” – American Gods Season 1 Spoiler Free Review

“Do you believe in a god?” This question has been central to human existence since our genesis. We have never lived in a time without gods influencing a part of […]

Photography: Josh Rawlinson.

Should We Embrace Genetic Modification? [2/2]

 The relatively new advent of CRISPR-cas9 (pronounced “crisper cass nine” and originally demonstrated in a 2012 study) has caused genetic modification to once again be thrust into the limelight. To […]

Photography by Josh Rawlinson: https://www.instagram.com/joshua.rawlinson/

Good and Evil [2/2] – Why do good people do bad things?

Whilst the hard sciences may be a long way away from being able to tackle (let alone explain) such hefty concepts as good and evil, psychology has offered some insight […]