In mid-March the shocking story about Cambridge Analytica (CA)’s sophisticated hacking of Facebook’s data portability system hit the news. Taking a closer look at the case, the hacking turns out to be just the tip of the iceberg.
Politicians have started to call the problem of Islamism by its actual name, instead of using obscure terms such as “violent extremism”. This is a welcome change, as openly talking about the religious nature of terrorism helps us to analyse the phenomenon.
Capra and Mattei argue that the legal world still wrongly bases its core ideas, such as ‘private property’, on mechanistic science dating from the 16th century. They think it badly needs to update them to include the findings of current holistic science.