Iceland generates 100 percent of its energy from renewable resources, using primarily geothermal and hydroelectric energy.
The ultimate goal of negative utilitarianism is a moral domain free of suffering, but eliminating the moral domain so that it no longer applies is akin to trying to win a game of chess by flipping the board over and flinging the pieces across the room.
The most wicked of despotisms, the oppression of the mind’s most essential faculties – reason – is precisely where we find ourselves at this very moment.
The emotion has stood the test of time and continues to operate as the de facto regulator on social behavior and public interactions.
Society’s current double standard for ideal femininity demands a certain youthful look, especially in the fashion industry in which mostly older women participate merely as consumers.
“I don’t know if this makes any difference, but you just feel like you have to do something.”
Fidel Castro’s death is represented by my college degree, acquired in the States because my grandparents left their motherland on a hunch that Cuba would never be the same.
We have a responsibility to our comrades and to future generations to secure the safety and longevity of not only our nation, but also the well being of our entire species.
Burning Tree writers and editors share their immediate reactions following the shocking 2016 Presidential Election.
Every possible universe is equally improbable and equally fine-tuned with respect to its particular contents, so the statement that our universe is fine-tuned for our existence should not strike us as anything more than a rather obvious and dull statement of logical necessity.