The Good Life

Stating his conception of the good life, the twentieth-century British philosopher Bertrand Russel wrote, “Neither love without knowledge nor knowledge without love can produce a good life”. Russel’s view on the good life is this: A good life is one inspired by love & guided by knowledge. Can we all agree with such a view? Continue reading The Good Life

Nationalism: Good Or Bad?

Nationalism: Good Or Bad?

Nationalism isn’t inherently bad. We have inclusive nationalisms & divisive nationalism. We have nationalisms that are about the glory of the nation even if the people are kept wretchedly poor. We have nationalism that is first & foremost about removing poverty & any kind of discrimination against the historically oppressed classes. Continue reading Nationalism: Good Or Bad?