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Creation

Creation begins with chaos and ends in perfection Sarah Emily Miano

Coming Home

August 25th — actually just trying to cope with the hassle and bussle of leaving home, moving to another site. Anyway, coming home at about 7 in the morning, I cannot walk into the street where I still live, police stropping me and saying I have to enter from the other side — he briefly … Lire la suite

Migration – They do it their way

From an article on telesur, published August 20th The U.K. is also adopting laws to make it less attractive for migrants to come and work in the country. New immigration policies will allow the government to seize wages and deport illegal immigrants without appeal. “Border Force officers, operating on the ground, provide migrants with a … Lire la suite

New Princedoms II

— or: Prolegomena to Any Future Metaphysics That Will Be Able to Present Itself as a Science Of course, now I could state: what I wrote earlier on the New Princedoms had been just a prolegomena, and I could even be much bolder, claiming what follows is not less than a new « Prolegomena to Any Future … Lire la suite

New Princedoms

I know that several people are afraid of drawing long and occasionally somewhat contorted lines, preferring more technical approaches as those suggested in modern text books. But I am a bit afraid that this only defers matters and the history books in 50, 100, 200, 500 years, opening the view on the wider perspectives, will … Lire la suite

Intelligence intellectuals and other people

I was rather interested in my fellow-prisoners, who seemed to me in no way morally inferior to the rest of the population, though they were on the whole slightly below the usual level of intelligence , as was shown by the their having been caught. (Russels: Autobiography: 256) I had supposed that intellectuals frequently loved … Lire la suite

History and Rights, and Justice

The nature of injustice is that we might not always see it in our own times,” Kennedy wrote in Friday’s opinion. “The generations that wrote and ratified the Bill of Rights and the Fourteenth Amendment did not presume to know the extent of freedom in all of its dimensions, and so they entrusted to future … Lire la suite

Education

Sure, it is a topic, popping up again and again — and we are facing with variations only. Some more here: ****** The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom. Isaac Asimov ****** As a matter of fact student riots of one sort or another, protests against … Lire la suite

On change — and stability

i had been told the following: Happy to have a daughter ….- you get a son in law – with it a house; so different to the olden times where you had been so happy to have a son, and with it a breadwinner…. Wondering myself if this fundamental change or change of labels… – … Lire la suite

Social Quality — The Book

Book announcement  SOCIAL QUALITY THEORY A New Perspective on Social Development Edited by Ka Lin and Peter Herrmann 160 pages, 21 figs., 26 tables, index ISBN 978-1-78238-897-5 $39.95/£25.00 Pb Published (July 2015) eISBN 978-1-78238-898-2 eBook Social quality thinking emerged from a critique of one-sided policies by breaking through the limitations previously set by purely economistic … Lire la suite

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