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Jacques Lacan (13-Apr-1901 to 9-Sept-1984) was a French psychoanalyst and psychiatrist who has been called "the most controversial psycho-analyst since Freud". Lacan’s work has marked the French and international intellectual landscape, having made a significant impact on continental philosophy and cultural theory in areas such as...

Jean Baudrillard (27-Jul-1929 to 6-Mar-2007) was a French sociologist, philosopher and cultural theorist. He is best known for his analyses of media, contemporary culture, and technological communication, as well as his formulation of concepts such as simulation and hyperreality. Among his best known works are Seduction...

Sigmund Freud (6-May-1856 to 23-Sept-1939) was an Austrian neurologist and the founder of psychoanalysis, a clinical method for treating psychopathology through dialogue between a patient and a psychoanalyst. Freud was born to Galician Jewish parents in the Moravian town of Freiberg, in the Austrian Empire. Sigmund...

Karl Marx (5-May-1818 to 14-Mar-1883) was a German philosopher, critic of political economy, historian, sociologist, political theorist, journalist and socialist revolutionary. Born in Trier, Germany, Marx studied law and philosophy at the universities of Bonn and Berlin. Karl Marx Wikipedia ...

Iain McGilchrist (born 1953) is a psychiatrist, writer, and former Oxford literary scholar. McGilchrist came to prominence after the publication of his book The Master and His Emissary, subtitled The Divided Brain and the Making of the Western World. Iain McGilchrist Wikipedia ...

Julian Jaynes (27-Feb-1920 to 21-Nov-1997) was an American researcher in psychology at Yale and Princeton for nearly 25 years and best known for his 1976 book The Origin of Consciousness in the Breakdown of the Bicameral Mind. Julian Jaynes Wikipedia ...

Robert Sapolsky (born 6-Apr-1957) is an American neuroendocrinology researcher and author. He is currently a professor of biology, and professor of neurology and neurological sciences and, by courtesy, neurosurgery, at Stanford University. In addition, he is a research associate at the National Museums of Kenya. Robert Sapolsky...

Nikola Tesla (10-Jul-1856 to 7-Jan-1943) was a Serbian-American inventor, electrical engineer, mechanical engineer, and futurist best known for his contributions to the design of the modern alternating current electricity supply system. Nikola Tesla Wikipedia ...

Herbert Marshall McLuhan (21-Jul-1911 to 31-Dec-1980) was a Canadian philosopher, whose work is among the cornerstones of the study of media theory. Born in Edmonton, Alberta, and raised in Winnipeg, Manitoba, McLuhan studied at the University of Manitoba and the University of Cambridge. Marshall McLuhan Wikipedia ...

Aleksandr Isayevich Solzhenitsyn (11-Dec-1918 to 3-Aug-2008) was a Russian novelist, philosopher, historian, short story writer, and political prisoner. He was awarded the 1970 Nobel Prize in Literature "for the ethical force with which he has pursued the indispensable traditions of Russian literature", and The Gulag Archipelago...

Charles Robert Darwin (12-Feb-1809 to 19-Apr-1882) was an English naturalist, geologist and biologist, best known for his contributions to the science of evolution. His proposition that all species of life have descended from common ancestors is now widely accepted and considered a fundamental concept in science.   Charles...

Albert Einstein (14-Mar-1879 to 18-Apr-1955) was a German-born theoretical physicist, widely acknowledged to be one of the greatest physicists of all time. Einstein is best known for developing the theory of relativity, but he also made important contributions to the development of the theory of...

Bertrand Russell 3rd Earl Russell OM FRS (18-May-1872 to 2-Feb-1970) was a British polymath. As an academic, he worked in philosophy, mathematics, and logic. Bertrand Russell Wikipedia...

Josiah Zayner (8-Feb-1981) is a biohacker, artist, and scientist best known for his self-experimentation and his work making hands-on genetic engineering accessible to a lay audience, including CRISPR. Josiah Zayner Wikipedia See "Meet Josiah Zayner - America's Most Censored Person" article by Matt Taibbi. Josiah Zayner is a poo...

Yanis Varoufakis (24-Mar-1961) is a Greek-Australian economist and politician. A former academic, he has been Secretary-General of MeRA25, a left-wing political party, since he founded it in 2018. A former member of Syriza, he served as Greek Minister of Finance from January to July 2015....

Gabor Maté (6-Jan-1944) is a Hungarian-Canadian physician with a background in drug addiction frontline , childhood development and trauma. Author of several bestsellers. See drgabormate.com website....

Slavoj Žižek (21-Mar-1949) is a Slovenian philosopher, a researcher at the Department of Philosophy of the University of Ljubljana Faculty of Arts and international director of the Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities of the University of London. See Zizek utm.edu homepage....

Carl Gustav Jung (26-Jul-1875 to 6-Jun-1962) was a Swiss psychiatrist and psychoanalyst who founded analytical psychology. Jung's work has been influential in the fields of psychiatry, anthropology, archaeology, literature, philosophy, psychology and religious studies. Carl Jung Wikipedia ...

Clive Staples Lewis (1898–1963) was one of the intellectual giants of the twentieth century and arguably one of the most influential writers of his day. He was a Fellow and Tutor in English Literature at Oxford University until 1954, when he was unanimously elected to...

Martine Rothblatt (10-Oct-1954) is an American lawyer, author, espionage-entrepreneur, and transgender advocate. Rothblatt graduated from UCLA and QMC London, cultivating close links with American and British secret services while still at college. Career began in Washington DC, first in the field of communications satellite law,...

Angela Davis (26-Jan-1944) is a political activist, academic, and author, who has been highly involved in the civil rights movement in the U.S. She is well known for her work and influence on racial justice, women's rights, and criminal justice reform. Davis is a professor...

Howard Zinn (24-Aug-1922 to 27-Jan-2010) was an American historian, playwright, philosopher, socialist thinker and World War II veteran. He was chair of the history and social sciences department at Spelman College, and a political science professor at Boston University. His life’s work focused on a wide range...

William E B du Bois (23-Feb-1868 to 27-Aug-1963) was an American sociologist, socialist, historian, civil rights activist, Pan-Africanist, author, writer and editor. Du Bois, a scholar at the historically Black Atlanta University, established himself as a leading thinker on race and the plight of Black Americans....

Cornel West (2-Jun-1953) is an American philosopher, political activist, social critic, actor, and public intellectual. The grandson of a Baptist minister, West focuses on the role of race, gender, and class in American society and the means by which people act and react to their "radical...

Hannah Arendt (14-Oct-1906 to 4-Dec-1975) was a humanist thinker who thought boldly and provocatively about our shared political and ethical world. Inspired  by philosophy, she warned against the political dangers of philosophy to abstract and obfuscate the plurality and reality of our shared world. She fiercely...

Anthony Russo (October 14, 1936–August 6, 2008) was an American researcher who assisted Daniel Ellsberg, his friend and former colleague at the RAND Corporation, in copying the Pentagon Papers. Anthony Russo was one of only four Americans charged under the Espionage Act 1917. Russo (with Daniel...

Satoshi Ōmura (12-Jul-1935) is a Japanese biochemist known for the discovery and development of hundreds of pharmaceuticals originally occurring in microorganisms in particular the avermectin class precursor to Ivermectin for which Ōmura won the Nobel prize....

William Cecil Campbell (28-Jun-1930) is an Irish biologist and parasitologist, known for his work in discovering a novel therapy against infections caused by roundworms, River blindness, Lymphatic filariasis, using Ivermectin class drugs, for which he was jointly awarded the 2015 Nobel Prize in Physiology or...

The New Class War: Saving Democracy From the Metropolitan Elite (2017) on the rise of technocratic managerialism by American writer-academic Michael Lind (23-Apr-1962) former neocon, nationalist and deep state apologist....

Darren Beattie (16-Aug-1985) is a former White House Speech Writer at the Trump Administration. He is a political theorist, scholar and board member at the Commission for the Preservation of America’s Heritage Abroad appointed by President Donald J Trump and booted out the incoming Biden administration...

Michel Houellebecq; born Michel Thomas; (26-Feb-1956) is a French author, known for his novels, poems and essays, as well as an occasional actor, filmmaker and singer. His first book was a biographical essay on the horror writer H. P. Lovecraft. Houellebecq published his first novel,...

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