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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
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