Bert Olivier discusses where Vladimir Putin’s loyalties might lie: is it with the WEF, or with the people in this provocative piece.
Bert Olivier honours the courage of NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden and argues for the importance of the democratic right to freedom from government surveillance.
Bert Olivier considers the Russia-Ukraine conflict through the frame of Immanuel’s Kant conditions for Perpetual Peace to discern the likelihood of World peace being realised in the modern age.
In this piece Bert Olivier explores the value of suffering: both for the individual, and as a catalyst for progress towards real democracy, drawing his inspiration from the Bildungsroman or ‘coming of age’ genre of novel.
Bert Olivier explores the nature of evil, drawing on thinkers as diverse as Kant, Descartes and Heidegger.
What would a cinematic portrayal of the a past three years look like? Bert Olivier takes a look, using the work of Deleuze to construct a cinematic model.
Bert Olivier shares his thoughts on the emergent surveillance society and its philosophical context.
Philosopher Bert Olivier gives his thoughts on his contemporaries buying into the mainstream COVID narrative.
Bert Olivier highlights the importance of consulting alternative media sources in coming to an understanding of current events.
An exploration of the possibility of delusion and immorality when adapting to societal norms as seen in the past and the ‘New Normal.’