The lecture, based on the homonymous book of prof. Delia Steinberg Guzmán, held by the New Acropolis in Bucharest, focused on various aspects of self-knowledge: the need for sustainable achievements,[…]
New Acropolis Alicante held its Fourth Science Congress. On this occasion, four speakers from various professional fields, with a strong philosophical calling addressed the issue of ethics in the world[…]
Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after.
Henry David Thoreau
In liberal-thinking circles it is fast becoming almost an article of faith that eating meat is bad for the planet and a plant-based diet is the only ethical way forward. In a book entitled The Vegetarian Myth, however, Lierre Keith, who was a vegan for 22 years before ill-health forced her to change her diet, […]
Along with “unprecedented”, it’s probably one of the words that we have heard most in the last three months since the outbreak of Coronavirus: the word “hygiene”. We have been reminded again and again of the importance of following the rules of hygiene to prevent the disease spreading or increasing infections. Through recent discoveries and […]
One thing that never fails to amaze me is how one and the same cause can bring about so many completely different experiences and consequent ‘realities’. The current pandemic is a good example of this. As I look around my wide circle of friends and family (in various different countries), colleagues, neighbours and acquaintances, I […]
Over the course of time, there has been a progressive coevolution between plants and humans, with domestication possibly playing an integral role in this symbiosis. Some anthropologists propose that, before plant domestication began, carnivorous hunter gatherers had to seek alternative options during droughts, subsequently tapping into the seasonal cycles, and would have started remembering where […]