“If we have no
business with the construction of the future or with organizing it for
all time, there can still be no doubt about the task confronting us at
present: the ruthless criticism of the existing order, ruthless in that
it will shrink neither from its own discoveries, nor from conflict with
the powers that be.” — Karl Marx
What is the market economy?
The subject sounds at first glance like the most self-evident thing in the world
Human beings, according to political science
Violent anarchists with the will to submit to state power
The humanities and social sciences – Useful knowledge for the state and society
Knowledge as a means of rule
Finally discovered – Unemployment is a head problem!
Social scientists' constructive contributions to “social problem number one”
Science explains: The main thing is that a thing functions
The mind’s commitment to the world exactly as it is now
How historical thinking is done
The meaning and purpose of history in the intellectual life of the nation
Human beings, according to psychology
Total lunatics who are always trying to get a grip on themselves
Arguments against psychology
Modern opium of the people
The quest for laws which determine the human will
How intelligent is intelligence theory?
A topic as widely accepted as it is false
Is the will free or determined?
A continually burning question for psychologists, educators and philosophers – but wrong nonetheless
The 10 favorite dogmas of critical theory
Permissible criticism that reconciles itself to the prevailing conditions
Friedrich Nietzsche –
God's murderer, Hitler's forefather, misogynist, genius, lunatic, or what?
Contradictions in moral philosophy
When decency becomes theoretical
“Where would we be if nobody adhered to anything anymore ...?”
Are duties rational?
On the irrational idea of wanting to make duties rational
Critical thinking skills
How to immunize every stupidity from criticism – by means of self-criticism
The so-called genes vs. environment controversy
How to interpret the sorting of children in the educational hierarchy
What one learns in school about Marxism
Capitalism can’t exist without lies – another argument against it
Poverty causes disease – but why?
Concerned doctors want poverty to be healthy
What may “we” do with stem cells?
The ethics debate on genetic research
“Working while sick poses risks”
– for who really?
Sickness and health regarded as a matter of willpower
Advances in cancer medicine
Belief conquers science
Is cancer research on the right track?
Some clarifications about cancer, cancer medicine, and healthcare policy
On its rise from viral disease to state affair
The state defines sick people as a public danger and fights sickness with prohibitions and punishments
The benefits of the pharmaceutical industry
A business like any other ...