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We need empathy: What can motivate us to do good to others?

The need for Faith in God:Hanne Nabintu Herland Report

  Herland Report: We need empathy: This has become the age of depression and loneliness. Social bonds are withering, the atheist way of life is popular, the culture of fear is rampant – everywhere. It seems as though the more you hail free sex, the lonelier people get. How can this be? More than 50 % of the American population now …

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Hanne Nabintu Herland: On the fear of Western democracies turning totalitarian

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  The rise of totalitarianism in democratic states has worried Europe’s intellectuals for some time. The original fervent faith in the ability of modernity to overcome evil was significantly setback and reduced in the aftermath of the Second World War. Left thinkers such as Herbert Marcuse, Theodor W. Adorno, Max Horkheimer and Michel Foucault all attempted to use critical theory …

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