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Amor Mundi, June 19th 2016

Hannah Arendt considered calling her magnum opus Amor Mundi: Love of the World. Instead, she settled upon The Human Condition. What is most difficult, Arendt writes, is to love the world as it is, with all the evil and suffering in it. And yet she came to do just that. Loving the world means neither…Read more Amor Mundi, June 19th 2016

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Posted on 19 June 2016 | 8:00 pm

Amor Mundi 04/24/16

In this week's Amor Mundi, we look further into the reality of Bitcoin, China, from Confucius to Communism, the rise of virtual reality, the possibility of boredom in the digital age and more...

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Posted on 25 April 2016 | 8:13 am

Amor Mundi 11/29/15

In this week's Amor Mundi, we explore the real issues behind the ongoing student protests, examine the role of race in Oscar Pitorius' trial, and much more!

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Posted on 29 November 2015 | 8:01 pm

Amor Mundi 8/3/14

In this week's Amor Mundi, we reflect on conservatism in the contemporary political environment, wonder whether liberal Zionism has exhausted its options, and wonder about a "crisis in culture" as evident in creative writing.

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Posted on 4 August 2014 | 12:00 pm

Amor Mundi 5/25/14

Hannah Arendt considered calling her magnum opusĀ Amor Mundi: Love of the World. Instead, she settled uponĀ The Human Condition. What is most difficult, Arendt writes, is to love the world as it is, with all the evil and suffering in it. And yet she came to do just that. Loving the world means neither uncritical acceptance…Read more Amor Mundi 5/25/14

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Posted on 26 May 2014 | 3:52 pm