Jack Riddick

Jack Riddick is a student of philosophy. Having recently completed school exams, he will begin studying philosophy in 2019. He is currently working as a writing volunteer at the Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar, Gujurat.

Global Citizenship: The Birth of a New World Order

April 19, 2019

As the hegemony of the nation-state deteriorates, a brave new world is being conceived. As outcrops of nationalistic fervor and protectionism are exposed across Western Europe and the United States, it would seem that the tides of globalization are beginning to ebb. One only needs to glance at the headlines....

Unless Britain Is Better Informed, a Second Referendum Will Only Make Things Worse

March 11, 2019

As facts and civil discourse are abandoned for misinformation and hysteria, the democratic waters are becoming murkier. On March 12, Theresa May will be given another opportunity to get her Brexit deal through Parliament. The British prime minister’s position is not envious. Jean-Claude Juncker, president of the European Commission, is...

What Modern-Day Demagogues Stole from Ancient Greece

December 02, 2018

Is to be believed better than to reason well? It is an age-old tradition to thank the Greeks for bequeathing to us the norms of science, philosophy and democracy. And yet these unfathomably broad concepts, surely too fundamental to be assigned to any one civilization, fail to capture the dichotomy...