Over the years, there has been a growing disparity in profundity between children's books and children's shows. This is a problem. On screen, when we feed our young ones with inanity, we starve them of thoughtful entertainment and do them a disservice. But what can we do about it?
Why do people write fake news? And why do people keep trying to get attention via doing outrageous things on the Internet? While some people really are just nuts, for others, they do it for the lure of advertising revenue.
As students, we are told to build a theory, an argument, or a philosophy—and then, once we have an idea, to go find the facts to legitimise it. Is this a good idea?
This year, the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons won the Nobel Peace Prize. But given the state of nuclear tension between the U.S. and North Korea, is it even reasonable to award them the prize?
Does anybody remember how to do quadratics? Me neither, and I'm doing it right now. If school isn't about learning subjects to use in our future careers, what is is for?
Esperanto is a language that was invented by a medical doctor in the 1880s, who desired to create a universal language to promote world peace.
Christopher Nolan's latest film is a masterpiece that draws its strength from its multiple perspectives, non-linear narrative, and its relative lack of dialogue.
Boku no Hero Academia tells the story of world where most people have superpowers, and about a boy who just happens not to have one.
Heist is a western action comedy about a group of bandits who get more than they bargained for when they try to rob a train.
In the age of fanfiction, literary conspiracy theories and all the rest, do authors' still have the final say in how their books should be interpreted?