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Ethics , Philosophy , Society

Would human extinction be a tragedy?

If humans were to be wiped out and became extinct overnight, would the end of the human race be a tragedy? Or would it be a cause for celebration, the end of a malignant tumour in our ecosystem? Maybe it would be neither?

Gender , News , Politics , Religion , Society

Should Trans people be able to use the bathroom that matches their identity?

Trans identity has become a politicised red button issue in the US and elsewhere. How do we get past the partisan squabbling and parse the truth of the issue.

Gender , Science , Society

Is our gender determined by nature or nurture?

Men are from Mars and women are from Venus, so the saying goes. But are the behavioural differences between men and women the result of social and cultural conventions? Or are our gender-specific behaviours driven by biological factors?

Ethics , Gender , Politics , Society

Map: responses to the sexual assault allegations against Brett Kavanaugh

Donald Trump’s pick for the Supreme Court nomination, Brett Kavanaugh, has been accused of attempted rape by Dr. Christine Blasey Ford. The incident allegedly took place at a party when Kavanaugh was 17-years-old.

Society

Should we abolish the British Monarchy?

The Royal Family is a pillar in the British cultural and political landscape. The country tunes in for their weddings, places bets on their baby names and earnestly discusses their wardrobe choices. But with the monarchy's diminished role in politics, is it time we relegate this relic to the annals of history? Or does it serve a greater purpose in modern society?

Mapping the world's opinions.
Economics , Politics , Science , Society , Technology

Will the future of transportation be electric?

There is a push towards the usage of electrically powered cars. A few governments envision in the coming year to prohibit sell or even circulation of thermal cars. However electric car still is a niche market Will ti ever become viable

Education , People , Society

Are millennials lazy?

For older generations, Millennials in the workplace are lazy, work-shy and entitled. For Millennials, their generation is more creative, more efficient, and better at challenging established rules of business in a way that sparks growth and innovation. Which one is it?

Science , Society , Technology

Should manned expeditions be sent to outer space?

Are manned missions economically viable or is it more effective to focus on less expensive drone missions?

Ethics , Health , Science , Society

Should surrogacy be legal?

Most countries have unclear legislation about surrogacy and the debate is on. Should surrogacy be legalized and under what conditions?

Economics , Politics , Society , Technology

Is Universal Basic Income a good idea?

Universal Basic Income (UBI) is a type of program in which people receive a regular sum of money without the requirement to work for it. Does UBI make sense?

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