Sean Chou
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Humanising Homelessness: My Experience Volunteering at a Homeless Mission

Homelessness is a serious issue. And it’s getting worse. Recent estimates from 2017 show that around 4700 people sleep rough in England on any given night in 2017, which compared to the previous year represents a 15% increase. Take a…

‘I feel therefore I am’: what identity politics says about us

‘I think therefore I am.’ Although not a direct quote from Descartes, this phrase captured the sentiment at the beginning of the modern Enlightenment, in which values of rationality, reason and truth were sought through intellectual inquiry, that challenged traditional…

Democracy in crisis: A critique of ‘individualistic’ culture

Aristotle once said that ‘anyone who does not partake of society, is either a beast or god.’ Aristotle makes two distinct points: that political enfranchisement is a civil virtue; and that the social conditioner of which is essential to human…