Tag: Human Nature


The Gospel According to Wonder Woman


I like nearly all of the superhero movies that have inundated the summer cinema for the last decade, but this one might be my favourite. For one thing, it is set in Europe during the First World War.  I've been interested in The Great War since a veteran came to...

The Olympic Spirit and Human Goodness


Are human beings basically good, or are they more inclined to do evil?  There is plenty of evidence for both sides of this long debated philosophical question. There is a lot of evidence for human goodness--we see it in the so called "Olympic Spirit" where individuals dig so deeply to...