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Do plants have their own form of conciousness?
Although plants may not have the capacity to experience pain, they relate to the world around them in a unique way.
Last updated: 24 Jun 2012 17:34 GMT
The idea of following in the age of Twitter
Users follow topics believing it expresses them somehow, but do they even understand what influences their preferences?
Last updated: 20 May 2012 07:05 GMT
A genealogy of enjoyment
In a hedonistic culture, it is easy to forget that 'enjoyment' was once a rigorously theological concept.
Last updated: 23 Apr 2012 15:55 GMT
Is Portugal hopeless?
Portuguese must give up their love of fate, stop revelling in misery and self-sacrifice they have come to identify with.
Last updated: 05 Apr 2012 07:03 GMT
A revolution in botanical nomenclature
Since January 1, botanical terms are to be named in English rather than Latin, changing a centuries old practice.
Last updated: 08 Mar 2012 11:27 GMT
The European Union and the rhetoric of immaturity
The EU's infantalisation and animalisation of individual members is not surprising explains author.
Last updated: 23 Feb 2012 08:13 GMT
Ultra-orthodox reflection of Israeli politics
Israel's Ultra-Orthodox community, like the government, believes they are exempt from having to justify their behaviour.
Last updated: 12 Jan 2012 13:15 GMT
The new grammar of power
In a world in which risks can easily spread across national borders, more international cooperation is needed.
Javier Solana and Daniel Innerarity
Last updated: 07 Aug 2011 13:41 GMT
Flotilla II prepares to sail for Gaza
Freedom Flotilla II, comprising ten ships carrying 1,000 activists from 20 countries prepares to sail to Gaza.
Last updated: 24 Jun 2011 12:50 GMT
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Migrants in Italy: Arrival and survival
Italy struggles to deal with growing flood of migrants willing to risk their lives to reach the nearest European shores.
Israel's Operation Protective Edge is the third major offensive on the Gaza Strip in six years.
American Muslims' ongoing civil rights fight
Muslims and Arabs in the US say they face discrimination in many areas of life, 13 years after the 9/11 attacks.
Rainy season worsens South Sudan crisis
At one UN site alone, approximately four children below the age of five are dying each day.
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Indonesia's jarring wealth gap
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On chutzpah and war
The trap: Cult thinking and conflict in the Middle East
A rift with Assad's allies? Think again
In Pictures: Ramadan in Aleppo
Syrian opposition fighters spent the holy month of Ramadan fasting while fighting regime forces.
In Pictures: West Bank anger
Deadly clashes erupt as thousands of Palestinians protest against mounting death toll in Gaza.
In Pictures: Sierra Leone's war against Ebola
Medical facilities are fiercely battling the world's largest outbreak of the deadly disease.
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