Category Archives: History

19th and 20th Century Shifts in bourgeoisie

Lots of people think they need a revolution or violence to change things. We may not forget the urban workers, who moved by their misery and by the powerful social myths engendered by the Great Revolution, remained unreconciled. For a … Continue reading

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Lower and middle-class youth becoming tiny cogs in a larger whole that they cannot control

When looking at the youth of today, for me it looks like we are confronted with a “pampered” or “spoiled” generation. The apparently well-adjusted, mainly conformist, upper and middle-class youth may be said to typify success within a specific cultural … Continue reading

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Looking at an era of international “youth culture”

At my personal profile Google site, I tried to give a picture of why I came to think a certain way and why I made such a particular choice for such a small faith group like the Christadelphians. In 1968 … Continue reading

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Unlikely silence

On March 13 Belgium came in lockdown after already some weeks of limited possibilities to work or to move around. Being retired one would think the restrictions for people going or not going to work and having to stay at … Continue reading

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Remembering what happened in the previous influenza pandemic

Social distancing – isolation and mouth masks Too many people ignoring Health and Safety measures. It is a real shame to see several Easter people ignore the Corona measures and the lockdown. We may not forget that the health measures … Continue reading

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From the Old Box: Coughs and sneezes spread diseases

A look in the time: Health advice from the government a few decades ago.

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Under-reporting the total number of coronavirus cases

In the previous years we could already see that when there was an outbreak of a serious illness at first countries did not want to get the matter to become public. As such, we saw that in 2003 the reporting … Continue reading

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Making deeper cuts than some terrorist attacks of the near past

The umpteenth coronavirus, of which many people even do not know the previous ones, this time as an unknown virus manage to frighten many people so much that they come to do unreasonable things, like rushing to the shops to … Continue reading

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Aalst Carnaval 2020 a further anti-Jewish demonstration

For the umpteenth year in a row we see a growing trend to compare them to the Jewish people in the Aalst carnival parade. Continue reading

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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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