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The complexity of climate change

We are at the end of October in the fall of 2014. This time and the landscapes are still engraved in my memory. The place is Trimmu Barrage in Jhang district in central Punjab. Here, two great rivers of the Indus river system, the…

The Gollum effect in science

Image: Tycho Brahe, Skokloster Castle, Public Domain, via Wikimedia Commons. In a new episode of Future IDshost Andrew McDiarmid sits down with historian and philosopher of science Michael Keas to discuss a recent article on…

No questions asked

In his book, A theory of justice, philosopher John Rawls presents a framework for creating institutions for a more egalitarian society. The institutions of any society, as we know, are created by people. People bring their biases, due to…

New words for a changing land

Hidden beneath the fabric of modern life lies our endless quest to be with nature. Yet the socialization of nature's deficit has emerged as a distressing condition that afflicts us, forcing us to escape from the routine of desert life from…