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    Science and Nature

    The illusion of causation

    Featured image: Scottish philosopher David Hume. By James Clark Ross It is often taken as given that we possess the ability to cause; that we choose to perform actions and these…

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    Why do you wear make-up?

    By James Clark Ross The uncomfortable truth of why you wear make-up, as told by a straight, white man. Make-up, like many of the things you adorn yourself with, is a…

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    Transience: The angst of existence

    Featured image: Friedrich Nietzsche. By James Clark Ross ‘Transience’ has caused me great distress—so much so that I feel guilty discussing it. But, while many are happy not to lay it…

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    When ignorance is bliss

    Featured image: Sam Bell (Sam Rockwell) in Moon (2009). By James Clark Ross Convince me that knowledge of the truth would be beneficial to you in at least one of the…