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Two testaments over life

Hell: Is it possible to simultaneously touch on four major themes, such as sin and evil, the desire for knowledge and conquest, relationships and competition, or the fear of death itself? Let me try in this essay – about Thomas Hylland Eriksen and Dante.

Many Norwegian conservatives will nod appreciatively to Burke

Claus Bryld, Translated from the Danish by Lars Nygaard: The Prophet of Conservatism. Edmund Burke

A DOUBLE BIOGRAPHY: Since the 1950s, Burke's ideas have undergone a renaissance. Opposition to rationalism and atheism is strong among the 40-50 million evangelical Christian Americans.

Food on a troubled planet

Lisa Palmer: Hot, Hungry Planet. The Fight to Stop a Global Food Crisis in the Face of Climate Change

: With the world's intensive food production, its resource consumption can quickly send us into serious crises. Something has to be done. 

Limitation on freedom

Arne Johan Vetlesen and Rasmus Willig: What should we answer?

: We know it so well, and we do not really want it. Therefore, we compromise with our own emotions when we act as blind to the destruction of nature.

On common happiness hunting

: Happiness was the theme when the 10th anniversary of the Arne Næss symposium was celebrated in Oslo. 

Study, understand and use nature

Amina Khan: Adapt. How humans are tapping into nature's secrets to design and build a better future

: The broad-minded science journalist Amina Khan shows how nature can teach us a thing or two about sustainable technology.

The wireless industry's sunsets?

Radiation: A call from researchers and doctors around the world asks the European Commission to stop the roll-out of 5G in Europe until the health and environmental consequences have been studied by impartial researchers. The appeal points out that the harmful effects of microwaves are known, and already today so extensive that they threaten the health of humans, animals and plants.

Green djugurba

: How about shifting focus from consumer to nature objects?

Organic dumping

Cathrine Larrère et al .: Read inégalités environnementales

: German Ulrich Beck claimed 30 years ago that the environmental damage is democratic as it affects us all equally. In a new book, this claim is heavily criticized.

Mankind 2050 

: 2050 is only 33 years ahead of us; 33 years behind us is Orwell's 1984. A lot has happened since then – and a lot will happen before 2050.

Goodbye to the consumer plastic

: Plastic is one of the material solutions of the past. We need a change of course now.

Water for all

: Water is politics. Ten countries control 60 percent of all available fresh water in the world.