In this piece Bert Olivier explores the value of suffering: both for the individual, and as a catalyst for progress towards real democracy, drawing his inspiration from the Bildungsroman or ‘coming of age’ genre of novel.
Bert Olivier explores the nature of evil, drawing on thinkers as diverse as Kant, Descartes and Heidegger.
What would a cinematic portrayal of the a past three years look like? Bert Olivier takes a look, using the work of Deleuze to construct a cinematic model.
Bert Olivier shares his thoughts on the emergent surveillance society and its philosophical context.
Philosopher Bert Olivier gives his thoughts on his contemporaries buying into the mainstream COVID narrative.
Bert Olivier highlights the importance of consulting alternative media sources in coming to an understanding of current events.
An exploration of the possibility of delusion and immorality when adapting to societal norms as seen in the past and the ‘New Normal.’
Bert Olivier exposes the changing narrative of the virus’s origins, explains PCR testing’s ineffectiveness and cites the doctors and scientists calling for bravery in refusing the Covid vaccine.