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Amor Mundi 3/1/15

In this week's Amor Mundi, we wonder whether humans will eventually be replaced by more efficient machines, appeal to Karl Ove Knausgaard in our attempts to understand a uniquely American form of poverty, appreciate Peter Railton's efforts to open up a broader discussion on depression, and much more.

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Posted on 2 March 2015 | 10:00 am

Amor Mundi 1/11/15

In this week's Amor Mundi, we discuss several different observers' reactions to the Charlie Hebdo attacks, meditate on the use of satire as a form of political commentary, reflect on the legacy of Ferguson, and much more.

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Posted on 12 January 2015 | 11:30 am

Amor Mundi 12/7/14

In this week's Amor Mundi, we look into the controversial number of people that are killed each year by police, gain deeper insight into the Nazi Willem Sassen from his daughter, remember the value of being able to think from the perspective of multiple groups, and much more!

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Posted on 8 December 2014 | 11:30 am

Video Archives – Roundtable Discussion on Occupy Wall Street (2011)

In this week's Video Archives, we remember a 2011 roundtable discussion on the Occupy movement.

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Posted on 30 October 2014 | 10:00 am

The Radical As the Vanguard of the Status Quo

Roger Berkowitz argues that one-sided perspectives of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict serve to only perpetuate the violence. He then observes how leaders and discussions that shy away from radicalism could begin to forge a middle ground.

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Posted on 2 August 2014 | 12:02 pm