The Seductive Lure of Pseudo-Humanism

Some ideas are as appealing as they are appalling

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Albert Camus once said that “the welfare of humanity is the alibi of tyrants.” Indeed, on the ash heap of history lie countless corpses who were victims of philosophies that claimed to be about the greater good. Ideas can be dangerous things. But for an idea to ever get off the ground in the first place it has to…

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