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The age of panic

Pablo Servigne, Raphaël Stevens, Peter Sloterdijk: How Everything Can Collapse / Infinite Mobilization

DISASTERS: We humans have lost control of the development we have started. 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?

Step forward, yes, but progress?

Steven Pinker: Enlightenment Now. The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism and Progress

: In his eagerness to defend reason and enlightenment, Steven Pinker forgets that this can include more than what he himself puts into the concepts.