Methodology – some general questions

I uploaded a lecture I gave today,  25th of December 2015 to Students at 中南林业科技大学班戈学院/Bangor College CSUFT 中国湖南省长沙市天心区韶山南路498号. Changsha, PRC   Though the lecture refers to the work of a group of students and their work on essays (mostly concerned with “Studying Abroad”), some fundamental issues of methodology are raised and may be of interest when doing research in … Continua a leggere

The Other Christmas Story

From Adorno’s Minima Moralia English – scroll further down for German – Reflexionen aus dem beschädigten Leben Here is an audio recording of this section in German language For the complete text in Italian – Meditazioni della vita offesa ============ Asylum for the homeless. – How things are going for private life today is made evident by its arena [Schauplatz]. Actually one … Continua a leggere

Take in refugees – Abolish all causes of flight

Take in refugees – Abolish all causes of flight For a civic platform against isolation and xenophobia Refugees stranding at European railway stations; razor-wired fences hastily raised along the borders; terror attacks against people in public spaces of a mega city – what Europe perceives as a state of emergency long since is the hard … Continua a leggere

Vernunft und Verstand sind des Teufels Huren

Vernunft und Verstand sind des Teufels Huren. ein altes, tüchtiges Pfaffen-Wort, Allen denen zu Lieb und Ehren, denen Vernunft und Verstand im Wege stehen. Sie sagten auch: ‘Verstand und Vernunft können Gottes Wort nicht verfechten; sie sind nur große Wettermacher und Hagelsieber in der Schrift!’ Freilich machen sie anderes Wetter in der Schrift, als es … Continua a leggere

Crisis and no end ? Re-embedding economy into life and nature

An article under the above title is published in the new journal Environment and Social Psychology (2015)–Volume 1, Issue 1, Edited by Brij Mohan. Abstract: There is no end of the crisis in sight. Even more, the long nightmare of forcing Greece onto its knees during the first half of 2015, using banks instead of … Continua a leggere