Category Archives: World

Discussion about Democracy

Democracy was supposed to be the most successful political idea of the 20th century. What did people expect from it? Why has it run into trouble? When I look at the world today, I may see several countries which call … Continue reading

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A Plan spoken of in long past times

From the Ukraine political crisis in November 2013, after Yanukovych refrained from signing an Association Agreement with the European Union in favour of closer ties with Moscow, Russian President Vladimir Putin could chat up the Crimean population and making them … Continue reading

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International Day of Happiness!

We may witness many countries going beyond the rhetoric of quality of life to incorporate practical measures to promote twin concepts of happiness and well-being in their legislation and policy-making.  These good practices can inspire other countries so that measuring … Continue reading

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Censorship possible by a person and his organisation

Freedom of speech Freedom of speech is something very important and many battles have been going on for taking care people could have the freedom to think and say things. As Vichar Prachar writes on Freedom of Speech and the … Continue reading

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2014 International Neighbourhood Symposium – Turkey

Since the Arab Awakening began lots of commotion may have gone on about the matter how the West should react not only to Syria, Egypt and other countries around it, but also how to assure  peace, reconciliation and protect democratic … Continue reading

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Preparing for an important election

Grassroots support can be the difference between winning and losing elections. This year Belgium shall have to encounter one of the most important elections in its short history. People shall have to bring out their vote for the way they … Continue reading

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2013 Lifestyle, religiously and spiritualy

A New start for some of my blogs or websites From 1995 I had been active on MSN Groups about religious matters. 10 of April 2004, the MSN Group Bijbelonderzoekers (Bible researchers) was started by me. Today I noticed the … Continue reading

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People of 2013

The celebrated French actor Gérard Depardieu had decided to hand in his French passport after he came under furious attack from several quarters when he decided to move to Belgium to pay less tax. The celebrated actor now has a … Continue reading

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2013 insecurity

Thirty-nine international workers and one security guard die in a hostage crisis at a natural gas facility near In Aménas, Algeria, January 16–20. North Korea showed its teeth to the West and conducted its third underground nuclear test, prompting widespread … Continue reading

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Human relations 2013

50% of babies born in Belgium in 2011 had parents who were not married to each other, far above the EU average of 39.5%, according to Eurostat. 28 years is the average age of a woman in Flanders giving birth … Continue reading

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