Tag Archives: Old World

Blow to legitimacy of the capitalist system

It is acknowledged by serious bourgeois economists that the global economic crisis — the worst since the 1930s—has dealt a devastating blow to the international legitimacy of the capitalist system. Protecting the ones who harmed many After Word War II … Continue reading

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Teaching Holy Scriptures in Schools

On David Hoffman’s commonplacebook appeared the article Teaching the Bible in Schools in which he expresses that he has long felt that the Bible should be taught in public schools. U.S. Jews seem ready to believe the worst of this part … Continue reading

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Performing music

[Performing music] is the job that has the most to do with the belief in the existence of a soul. I deal in Berg’s soul, in Brahms’s soul — that’s my job. […] Trying to turn lead into gold is … Continue reading

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Right to be in the surroundings

In ‘Faith related boycotts’ the question was raised how a Christian had to tackle other faithgroups and should try to build up a state where love and peace are of the first order, giving freedom for everybody around them. In … Continue reading

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Built on or Belonging to Jewish tradition #2 Roots of Jewishness

Last month, CNN was exploring American exceptionalism — the concept that the United States is exceptional when compared to other nations and is uniquely destined to bring democracy to the world. Lots of citizens of the United States of America … Continue reading

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Leaving the Old World to find better pastures

Reason to look for New Pastures The  country where many grew up and currently see is unrecognisable from the times when we were a child. For many it is also nothing like any more of what they hear from their … Continue reading

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Christian values and voting not just a game

The last few days in our ecclesia we looked at the evolution of human kind in the Old and New World. We remembered all those brave men and women who saw how the Old World was deviating from good ideals … Continue reading

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Pump, circumstance, Royalism and paganism

A wedding and a monarchy Last weekend we could enjoy a beautiful ceremony full of pump and circumstance together with an estimated 2 billion viewers all over the world. The whole world could enjoy a day of Old World pomp … Continue reading

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