Lessons from Auschwitz: Redefining the Holocaust

Myself and a schoolmate recently took part in the charitable organisation's Lesson From Auschwitz project, which aims to educate school children on the reality of the Holocaust. Below is what I have taken from it.  Hearing about Auschwitz-Birkenau in school is nothing like seeing it first-hand. It is easy to dismiss or become desensitised to …

Privacy is only good because people aren’t good. In a perfect world, we would not need privacy.

Privacy is one of the most contentious issues in civil society, as governments try and expand national mass surveillance programs in order to prevent future terrorist attacks. However, there is a lot of opposition to such expansions, as civil rights activists argue that it will inevitably lead to an Orwellian dictatorship where the government has …