Political Ponerology: A science on the nature of evil adjusted for political purposes


“In the author’s opinion, Ponerology reveals itself to be a new branch of science born out of historical need and the most recent accomplishments of medicine and psychology. In light of objective naturalistic language, it studies the causal components and processes of the genesis of evil, regardless of the latter’s social scope. We may attempt […]

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Noam Chomsky: In ‘Free’ Countries, Unpopular Ideas Can Be Suppressed Without the Use of Force


In conversation with The Nation’s John Nichols at the Tucson Festival of Books in Arizona in March, Noam Chomsky discusses income inequality, media, democracy and activism, among many other topics. One of the highlights of the clip comes when the renowned linguist paraphrases George Orwell’s virtually unread introduction to “Animal Farm” to explain how listening […]

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