A History of War – Strategy Part I: Intelligence, Planning, Iteration

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In this salon, Interintellect founder Anna Gát leads a discussion on military intelligence - strategic, operational, tactical. We will look at the history of espionage and strategic planning, as well as the lead-ups to some of the most famous battles. This event is part of our A History of War series; no previous attendance or…

$25.00

Can Consilience Save Us from Societal Collapse?

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Interintellect Tom Beakbane discusses the divisions in society and how they might be reconciled.  Here are four suppositions about our collective predicament: Society is undergoing extremely rapid change resulting from technological developments. The institutions that have historically provided social cohesion and sensemaking are proving inadequate. Levels of social anxiety are increasing and society is fractionating…

$10.00

A History of War: Aftermath, Reparations, Justice

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In the penultimate episode of A History of War series hosted by Interintellect founder Anna Gát, we will explore reparations, reconstruction and redistribution - regeneration - and how countries both victorious or defeated deal with what comes after the fighting. “What has come to light is neither nihilism nor cynicism, as one might have expected,…

$25.00

A Future without War? – A History of War – Closing Episode

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In the last episode of our A History of War series, Interintellect founder Anna Gát leads a discussion on the future of war: we'll look at not just drones and biological weapons, space colonisation and mind control, but also the changing political geography we inhabit, and what new trends in governance might mean for the…

$25.00

Sci-Fi Odyssey: A Tour Through the Great Works of Speculative Fiction – Orson Scott Card

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Come join David White for the next installment of a salon series dedicated to exploring the themes, ideas, and world-building of science fiction. We will start analyzing the world of Ender's Game and discuss the costs of war, the importance of empathy, and the logic of survival. Ender’s Game serves as an important meditation on the nature…

$20.00