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Bert Olivier

Bert Olivier

    The world has not learnt anything from Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein
    The world has not learnt anything from Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein
    This year marks the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley’s ‘Gothic’ (proto-)science fiction novel, Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus,...
    The cyber-war(s) being fought right under our noses
    The cyber-war(s) being fought right under our noses
    TIME magazine invariably has very clever, multi-faceted covers, the latest one being no exception. It shows the White House – the American...
    Sinister signs
    Sinister signs
    When, in a democracy such as ours, one starts noticing more and more signs that indicate that some of the pillars of the democratic organisation of...
    Why SA violence turns horrific and brutal
    Why SA violence turns horrific and brutal
    Violence and crime are ubiquitous in South Africa today, and on everyone's lips. Nevertheless, few of the many discussion programmes or media...