Oliver Waters

Oliver Waters

Oliver Waters is a Melbourne-based writer, with degrees in law, science and philosophy.

In Search of Utopia for Lobsters Like Us

In Search of Utopia for Lobsters Like Us

A review of 12 Rules For Life: An Antidote to Chaos, by Jordan B Peterson, Random House Canada (January 23, 2018) 409 pages, and Lost Connections: Uncovering the Real Causes of Depression – and the Unexpected Solutions by Johann Hari, Bloomsbury USA (January 23, 2018) 336 pages. Two recent and highly

Oliver Waters
Oliver Waters
Get ‘Em While They’re Young

Get ‘Em While They’re Young

A review of: Communism for Kids by Bini Adamczak, 2017, MIT Press and Total Propaganda: Basic Marxist Brainwashing for the Angry and the Young, by Helen Razer, 2017, Allen & Unwin. A century after the Bolshevik Revolution, and a quarter-century after the collapse of the Soviet Union, somehow the Marxist

Oliver Waters
Oliver Waters
Review: Islam and the Future of Tolerance

Review: Islam and the Future of Tolerance

A review of Islam and the Future of Tolerance, by Sam Harris and Maajid Nawaz. Cambridge: Harvard University Press (2015), 144 pages. In Islam and the Future of Tolerance, ex-jihadist and Muslim reformer Maajid Nawaz teams up with Sam Harris in an open dialogue to prevent radicalisation and to promote

Oliver Waters
Oliver Waters
Religion