Author: José Luis Sarmiento Fernandez (Rotterdam, Netherlands)

When the church is underwater, we party

Churches in the Netherlands are empty. People are renting them for all sorts of events. We explain why modern times demand the separation of the temple from its original metaphysical purpose. It is almost midnight and we are at Sint-Laurenskerk, a beautiful Gothic church in Rotterdam. We are not in a Misa de Gallo. It… Read more »

The Morality of Commercial Surrogacy: an interview with political philosopher Ben Wempe

Modern advances in technology have enabled the bearing of children through third parties for monetary gain, which is known as commercial surrogacy. The topic is widely controversial and its legality varies greatly from country to country. Market moralists encourage restrictions based on concerns for the personal nature of the market, gender inequality, and the commodification… Read more »