The most famous person in human history was Jesus. His life, teachings, crucifixion and resurrection form the very basis of Christianity, yet scholars and historians have consistently called into doubt much of that basis. A BBC documentary called Did Jesus Die? addresses many unanswered questions that arises from the biblical...
Technological advancement is great on so many levels, yet we can’t get away from this uneasy feeling that it’s taking over our lives in ways that we don’t fully comprehend. What was once distant rumors of AI and robots taking over factories and farms, have become reality of algorithms conducting...
The world is rapidly changing. Never before in our history has there been such a time of unprecedented change. It does not even look like it is going to abate. If anything, the pace of change is accelerating exponentially. Innovation and disruption are the norm. The impacts of automation, globalization and...
Since "me too" went viral on Sunday, the internet is alive with stories of how the hashtag is exposing sexual harassment and sexual assault against women. Really? How many more campaigns do we need to convince men that their behavior is appalling? This campaign is just another hopeless attempt at...
In the wake of the Harvey Weinstein sex scandal – a scandal in which dozens of women have come forward with stories of allegedly being sexually harassed by one of Hollywood’s most powerful figures – an extraordinary hash tag has gone viral, with millions of women (and some men)...
Editor's note: Yesterday we published "Dear Women -- If you don't want to be victimized, first stop victimizing yourselves" by Paula Schwarz. In the article, Schwarz wrote: "#Metoo, I had a gender-mindblock. #Metoo, I victimized myself by trying to be ‘the perfect woman’ for a while. #Metoo, I sent out wrong...
Editor's note: We've published this article because we believe in sharing many different perspectives about globally relevant issues. It's important to note that the author is addressing "women" in the collective and aiming to surface a broader perspective about victimization in society, and is not suggesting that women who...
When taking to social media to support the #metoo campaign I didn't even have the courage to flat out write #metoo. I wrote this instead: "Re the #MeToo campaign -- surely it would be rarer to meet a woman who hadn't been sexually harassed/assaulted than not? If this statement shocks you, then it...