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Who’s laughing now: should we be laughing in the face of adversity?

COVID-19 is terrifying. The rapidity of the spread and the detrimental effect that it has had on our population, not only by our health but by our entire mode of being has so significantly thrown our lives in every direction, leaving no stone unturned. University, the gym, jobs, activities and hobbies have all been impacted, […]

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Nihilism amongst today’s youth is a natural byproduct of modern-day troubles

Philosophers and thinkers have been trying for centuries to combat the growing sense of nihilism present so strongly in much casual philosophy. Nihilism is the belief that life has no intrinsic value or meaning, and some, like Nietzsche, tried to remove the sluggish, lethargic mode of nihilism and replace it with a more active response, […]

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Wholesome memes are the new positive online trend

The political landscape is dire. An unpredictable demagogue is the President-elect of the USA; Britain is navigating the bumpy uncertainties of Brexit; the murky presence of the ‘alt-right’ lingers on the internet; and each day seems to bring news of death, intolerance and tragedy occurring across the world. As a result, it appears that the […]