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Anders Dunk

Philosopher. Regular literary critic in Ny Tid. Translator.

The age of panic

Pablo Servigne, Raphaël Stevens, Peter Sloterdijk: How Everything Can Collapse / Infinite Mobilization
KATE stanza:  We humans have lost control of the development we have initiated. The catastrophe is a warning that comes too late, and the elites make themselves unresponsive to the danger signals. Can we avoid panicky escape from the common problems?

From stone age hunting to industrial slaughter

Josh Berson: The Meat Question – Animals, Humans and the Deep History of Food
PLANT COST: Is there no way beyond meat?

Dormant ideological viruses

Slavoj Žižek: Pandemic! Covid-19 Shakes the World
CROWN: Will a far more favorable ideological virus spread and hopefully infect us, the virus that makes us think of another society, beyond the nation-state, a society that realizes itself as global solidarity and cooperation?

Simply earthlings

Alain Badiou: Migrants and Militants
Migrant: How hospitable can one be expected to be? Those who do not belong anywhere become poets, because they have to invent a new form of world citizenship, writes Alain Badiou.

The pandemic will create a new world order

Mike Davis: According to activist and historian Mike Davis, wild reservoirs, like bats, contain up to 400 types of coronavirus that are just waiting to spread to other animals and humans.

The nature of man's blind zone

Arne-Johan Vetlesen Routledge: Cosmologies of the Anthropocene
A GOOD NATURE? In the philosopher Arne Johan Vetlesen's new book, the environmental problems are a symptom that our thinking is completely wrong. May we perhaps open ourselves to the fact that everything around us is the soul?

The fire disaster as a turning point

PYROCEN: According to Bronwyn Lay, the catastrophic fires in Australia can be an opportunity to learn from Aboriginal interactions with nature.

Criminal networks eradicate wild species

Richard Ladkani: Sea of ​​Shadows
ILLEGAL Catch: Chinese mafia deals with swim bladders from fish, Mexican fishermen are pressed into criminal activity and police are terrified.

Ambivalent about gene manipulation

Adam Bolt: Human Nature
GENREDIGERING The new gene technology is putting a lot of risk on patients, parents and researchers. When letting nature take its course becomes controversial, choice itself becomes a problem.