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The nature of man's blind zone

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.
Sea of ​​Shadows Director Richard Ladkani

Criminal networks eradicate wild species

ILLEGAL Catch: Chinese mafia deals with swim bladders from fish, Mexican fishermen are pressed into criminal activity and police are terrified.
Human Nature. Director Adam Bolt

Ambivalent about gene manipulation

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.

Political climate change

TURNING POINT: Naomi Klein stands out as credible when she advocates a total transformation of society - a fight for justice in the name of climate.
iHUMAN Director Tonje Hessen Schei

To unleash the demons of artificial intelligence

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE: The film draws us into a dark and fascinating field of research. But are we convinced that the development of artificial intelligence is beyond our control?

Gonzo interpretation of Surrealism's sorceress

COMPROMISE: The book by artist Leonora Carrington is a journey into the jungle of surrealism, a successful escape from the conventional and a fantasy infiltration of the established.

From individual participation to authoritarian politics

POLICY: Does technology development destabilize modern democracies? China can be seen as a positive counterpart to the West.

A dangerous transhumanism

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE: Nick Dyer-Whitford is a ring fox in critical studies of technology and artificial intelligence. He also criticizes luxury communism and the so-called accelerationists.

What place can we give the violence today?

ECOLOGY: In autobiographical form, Kiøsterud continues his rethinking of modernity in the era of the eco-crisis. He points to a normalized brutality that most tacitly accepts.

To start all over again

PHILOSOPHY: Hannah Arendt's age-old work explores thinking, freedom, will and the future. Is there anything thought-provoking about our technologically automated communities?

future manufacturing

ARTS & PHILOSOPHY: The earth as a whole has been transformed into human territory at the expense of all other forms of life. MODERN TIMES prints here an excerpt of the book Chaos, Territory, Art.

The escape from humanity

POST humanism: Jan Grue's essay succeeds as a time frame and criticism by virtue of being a personal and bipartisan approach.

Historical patience

MISCELLANEOUS: Manuel Castells paints a picture of today's democratic decline that is as recognizable as it is bleak.

Life with the robots in the future of the day

THE ROBOTS AND US: The most astonishing feature of this documentary is the contrast between the robots' awkward shortcomings and the patience they receive with the humans who train them.

Diaries from the wild youth of the internet

DOTCOM: The first internet revolution is a wild chapter with a strange mix of comedy and disaster. An inside perspective and the wisdom of the future help us to ask again if everything could have gone differently.

A counterbalance to today's cruel lack of solidarity

Totalitarianism? The anarcho-communist critic Franco Berardi believes we have overestimated reason and intelligence as a world-changing force.

The finance elite's manipulation of reality

THE PARADOX OF MONEY: Arne de Boever explores how the unstable reality of finance makes people psychotic - and pushes literary realism to its outer limits.

An increasingly nihilistic world

TECHNOLOGY: The world is becoming increasingly nihilistic as it becomes increasingly clear that humanity is unable to take care of it. The challenge Bernard Stiegler takes on is to show the way to an alternative anthropology - in practice as well as in theory.

Future without utopia?

Rees strives as much as the rest of us to separate science from science fiction. He declares himself a technological optimist and political pessimist, but the role of technology becomes difficult to understand without a credible vision of a better world.
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Artificial intelligence or human whims?

The mathematician Hannah Fry has explored the shortcomings and possibilities of artificial intelligence. A fruitful division of labor between machine and man is possible - and necessary, she believes.

Hunger's big question - properly asked

In a small, concise book, Eric Holt-Giménez shows that hunger problems are different than we usually think.

Towards a united humanity

We live in the midst of a world historical drama where revolutionary hope must be kept equal. Only in this way can we build civilization for everyone, claims philosopher Alain Badiou.

Artificial idiocy and natural intelligence

The real danger of artificial intelligence is that we surrender to bureaucratic bureaucrats who do not know how to break the rules.

An Aztec hip-hop millennial battle for the globe

A new, young voice is fighting for indigenous people as well as the environment. This is how he spreads hope both to his own generation and to the elderly.