Cities do demonstrate "the social nature of humanity
," but the better side of that nature does not always triumph.
Sci-fi specialist blog io9 also praised the show, with Charlie Jane Anders writing: "There's seldom been an hour of television that brought up as many fascinating ideas about the nature of humanity
as Torchwood: Miracle Day's first episode, which just aired.
His narrative spices the tense supernatural thriller telling of a small town affected by a woman's archaeological find--a find that is changing the nature of humanity
itself in the town.
At the core of the enlightened imagination was a twofold universalism embodied in the convictions (1) that an increasing segment of the populace could experience enlightenment and (2) that the common nature of humanity
and the universal operation of reason ought to encourage a cosmopolitan vision.
Kemal, on his part, said that it was not the nature of humanity
but the living conditions that forced people to be evil against each other.
Neither politics nor culture offers a way out of the crisis, but theology, with its critical contemplation of the nature of humanity
and humanity's future, may suggest answers to some of the very problems it helped to create.
In 'Philosophical Anthropology, Ethics and Political Philosophy in an Age of Impending Catastrophe' Arran Gare argues that if we are to provide the ethics and political philosophy required to reorient people to address the global ecological crisis, then it is necessary to reintegrate philosophy with the quest to understand the nature of humanity
and its place in the cosmos.
He offers philosophical reasoning and interestingly injects "German Idealism," most notably Hegelian ideas of "ethical life," into his frequently pessimistic diagnosis of the nature of humanity
and interfaith relations.
In both films the audience realizes that it is not simply contemporary America, or Ceausescu's Romania; nor is it simply the politics surrounding abortion, or the corrupt nature of humanity
under pressure, but all things.
A simple event turns into a hysterical social reaction in this story of the possible return of Martians from War of the Worlds, and their impact on the nature of humanity
But their unfinished feel adds poignancy to a piece about the fragmentary nature of humanity
I am called, however, to be as hopeful about the nature of humanity
and creation as Charlie Brown.