Category Archives: Warning

Hollowness of democracy

In the Kafkajan country Belgium after more than one year (nearly1,5 year) after elections there is still no government formed according to the votes given by the people. In that tiny country it is clearly shown how without a sense … Continue reading

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The Hero of the greatest …. failures

To be honest, I never thought Donald Trump would ever reach the possibility to become president of the United Nation of America, the “greatest nation of the world”. Though, he promised the voters to make it “Great Again”! I wonder … Continue reading

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The Climate Crisis and the Need for Utopian Thinking

Originally posted on Erstwhile: A History Blog:
Contributing editor Graeme Pente highlights the prescience of nineteenth-century utopian thinker J.A. Etzler and what that might offer us in the face of climate catastrophe. Flooding in New Orleans from Hurricane Katrina. Credit…

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The Upbringing of Ideas and the Extrapolation of Capitalism

Originally posted on punkt.:
By UffzKyle Civilization is not driven by spontaneity. Concepts are created based on that which exists in the world, as well as that which has already been created previously. With every new concept springing from at least…

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A recovery plan for Europe

A Global issue The human and economic cost of the CoViD-19 pandemic 2020 will be the year to remember the lockdown of many European countries, because of CoViD-19. The human and economic cost of epidemics is unsustainable. Effective research and … Continue reading

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A president daring to use the Bible for underlining his hate speech

Once more we in Europe could see how racism is running higher than a few years ago and how president Trump likes to put oil on the fire. It are unbelievable pictures of a police officer sitting tranquil on his … 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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Staying at home saves lives

Though it has been said so many times, this weekend in several cities, parks and streets it looked like many had not heard about safety and social distancing measures. Let us all help such people to remind that all can … 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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