Category Archives: Upbringing and Education

A trillion words

In 1995 my world seem to open with the acquisition of a Windows 1995 desktop computer. In-logging for the internet was an expensive and slow system by phoning in. For filling in forms and evaluations of the students for the … Continue reading

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Academic intolerance for dissenting views is reaching new highs

In the United States of America we see a growing trend of limiting the freedom of expression. Not only in that world-power we may find that viewpoint diversity in the academy is alarmingly low, and that we can notice the … Continue reading

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Whose university is it anyway?

Ron Srigley, Los Angeles Review of Books, 22 February 2018 Administrators control the modern university. The faculty have ‘fallen,’ to use Benjamin Ginsberg’s term. It’s an ‘all-administrative’ institution now. Spending on administrators and administration exceeds spending on faculty, administrators out-number faculty … 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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Pushing people in a corner danger for indoctrination and loss of democratic values

We must be very careful that a fear of certain faith groups does not lead us to reduce or even remove many elements of the acquired liberties from our human rights. We must also ensure that we protect the vulnerable young people from extremist propaganda, because they have no strong sense of identity and, for example, are excluded by society because of their rejection in schools due to head coverings. Continue reading

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The 105th Caliph closing the mouths of those who try to speak out

The last months we have seen that even by papers which had nothing against Erdoğan had also people arrested as being considered a danger for the “Islamic nation Turkey“. In that country many may have looked forward to see the … Continue reading

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Having been too busy with writing for others, leaving my own place quiet for some time

The previous months I have been very busy writing (under different names) religious articles for other websites and working on a glossary (of Jewish terms) which had normally to be published in April (but because I had not finished it … Continue reading

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On French beach French police forces woman to undress in public

Barbaric attitude of French police Yesterday I was put to shame watching pictures of French police, on Tuesday, demanding in an aggressive and impolite way, a French lady to undress in front of all sunbathers on a French beach. It … Continue reading

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2015 Economy

Aid to the Most Deprived In the second half of December, the European Commission approved the operational programmes for eight EU countries to use the new Fund for European Aid to the Most Deprived (FEAD), including a €560 million package … Continue reading

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Social media, sympathy & shocks

Sympathy In January last year we saw quickly arisen sympathetic reactions for what happened at the Charlie Hebdo headquarters, which sparked three days of bloodshed in the French capital. After the subsequent shootout at the Bataclan theatre in November — … Continue reading

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