I suspect there are people in all walks of life who need to be dragged into the 21st century in terms of attitudes towards women.
I have a big problem with Islam.
Camus believed in dialogue and diplomacy, and enlisted his work as a philosopher to the need to find nonviolent solutions, whereas Sartre called for violent conflicts and justified terror.
The thing about rights is that in the end you can’t prove what should be considered a right.
If we include hedonistic philosophy in hospitals, the lives of patients suffering from cancer would be much, much better.
If you look at people who seek a lot of care in American cities for multiple illnesses, it’s usually people with a number of overwhelming illnesses and a lot of social problems, like housing instability, unemployment, lack of insurance, lack of housing, or just bad housing.
All the evidence shows very clearly that if you are a member of a trade union you are likely to get better pay, more equal pay, better health and safety, more chance to get training, more chance to have conditions of work that help if you have caring responsibilities… the list goes on!
I discovered philosophy in my youth when I read ‘wildly,’ and thus I was exposed to the world of ideas.
The image of the unions is still not in tune with where we actually are, which is fifty-fifty men and women, with an increasing number of women at the top. I think it is changing, but I’m not complacent about this.
I’m interested in what kind of food we’re going to eat as the climate changes. I’m interested in what kind of economy we’re going to have in another 1,000 years.