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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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Hard questions

Originally posted on Lorenzo & his humble friends:
In the wake of any terrorist attack the first thing to do is mourn the victims and try to defy the dreary ideology of the perpetrators. The second thing to do is to understand…

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2013-2014 Money to be put on hold or to be used

“Optimism is a moral duty” said Sir Karl Raimund Popper (1902-1994). Such a good tiding was not in the mind of the visual press and television channels bombarded the world with negative news. After five years of economic crisis and … Continue reading

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Brussel de nukkige stad

Brussel-Stad beslaat een oppervlakte van 32,6 km2 en bevat zes zeer verschillende entiteiten: de Vijfhoek (stadscentrum) Laken Neder-over-Heembeek Haren de zuidelijke as Louiza-Roosevelt de Europese wijk (Leopold, Schuman en de squares). Het gewest omvat 161,4 km2 waarvan de stad 32,6 km2 in … Continue reading

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