Mindblown: a blog about philosophy.
Facing the future: Justice in a post-pandemic world
As the Covid-19 pandemic has upended our world, the term “apocalyptic” has come back into fashion. But did you know that the word “apocalyptic” has its roots in a Greek word that means to “reveal“? It’s worth asking: What are our “apocalyptic times” revealing? For one thing, the Covid-19 crisis has revealed the injustice in…
Pursuing racial justice beyond book lists
Over the past two weeks, thousands across the U.S. and the world marched in the streets to protest the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbury, and countless other Black Americans at the hands of police. As a community seeking justice, Streetside Conversations is committed to uplifting and actively participating in the #BlackLivesMatter movement.…
Unmasking injustice: Reflections around the world
The Covid-19 pandemic has rendered injustice around the world more visible. Crisis vision clearly distinguishes the powerful from the powerless, exposing the sharp contrast in how systems look after some and look over others. We’re seeing this in many ways: People working in low-wage, yet essential jobs are at higher risk for exposure to coronavirus.…
Community in the age of Covid-19
What is the experience of physical distancing teaching us? Reflections on connection in the time of coronavirus.
Justice right now: Editor’s note
The Covid-19 crisis is exposing how our individual realities can be extraordinarily different, yet we’re connected, our every action directly impacting our neighbors.
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