Category Archives: Culture

Manipulated content on social media

With all the gadgets and software to edit photos and moving pictures social media got an extra asset to manipulate happenings and news spreading, to bring more easily (sometimes convincing) fake news. Continue reading

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Auschwitz survivors providing a warning of rising anti-Semitism and exclusion of free thinking

Certain voices of survivors of Auschwitz-Birkenau were preferred not to be heard by certain state leaders, who felt as if they and their regime were attacked, or who according to them should not have received a voice because they did belong to communist and/or rebellious groups.
The negative reactions against some survivors speeches made it clear that our Western so-called civilised society has still to go a long way and has to make sure an objective education shall be given, with some good historical background and insight how manipulation and propaganda should be recognised and avoided. Continue reading

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2019 was #4 a Year of much deceit in Belgium and the rest of Europe

Belgium has had already its Black Sunday long before a bleak period came over the United States by fear mongering having succeeded and getting a bugaboo a victory. Lots of people were caught in the nets of influencers like Bella … Continue reading

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Communication and Multilingualism

The European Union is only e very tiny part of the world surface. In that Union loads of languages are spoken and it is very important to come to a harmonious co-existence of 24 official languages. It is one of … Continue reading

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Defeating populism in the EU by education of the young people

We sincerely should make some more work to have the young people come to see how it comes we may live in a peaceful Western Europe for nearly 75 years. Some years ago students still had separate classes of geography … Continue reading

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2016 in review Arts

From the forgotten to publish material 14 years after the paintings View of the Sea at Scheveningen, painted in 1882, and Congregation Leaving the Reformed Church in Nuenen, painted in 1884 by Vincent van Gogh, Italian police have found the … Continue reading

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From 2013 up to 2014 for remembring 1914-1918

From the unpublished material 2015 January 5 In July 2013 €450,000 was approved by the Flemish government for the upkeep and restoration of six war grave sites – two British and four German – in West Flanders. €4.4 million agreed … Continue reading

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Looking at Lord of Montaigne – ancient and present words

When looking at words from the past, we often forget that they still can matter in the present day or in the future. Michel Eyquem de Montaigne or Lord of Montaigne may have been looked at as a self-indulgent person. … Continue reading

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26 September a day for those who cannot hear

Not all people can speak, or hear others speaking.  For those who cannot hear sign languages might be a very interesting solution to communicate with each other. Better still would be when hearing people also would learn some basic sings. … Continue reading

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Multiculturalism Search for truth and stimulator to find innovation and to create

A few decades ago mankind had its higher institutions to stimulate people to do research and to create new things. In 1963, the Robbins inquiry into British higher education, which set the framework for the expansion of universities over the … Continue reading

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