Category: philosophy

Globalisation and Collective Unconscious

Jon Kofas argues: Human beings are imbued with free will, however, we are also subjected to a vast range of subluminal influences and our choices are often guided by a force we may call “the collective unconscious.” The collective unconscious, far from being apolitical, serves to uphold many of the values and behaviours that reinforce capitalism and globalisation

Responsibilities to Rights

Dr. Rachael Kohn, a leading Australian author and broadcaster argues that today, many people treat religion as a source of ills rather than a cure for social problems. There is, of course, much suffering caused by religion and its followers but the guidance, discipline and compassion provided by religion can be, and often is, a force for good in the world which is often overlooked. This article offers a measured defence of religion and its place the modern world.