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Arbeit Macht Frei – Work sets you free

Arbeit Macht Frei – Work sets you free On the gate of Dachau, a model concentration camp. The SS were Hitler’s instrument of terror in the creation of the new order. It was only logical that they should run the … Continue reading

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Liberals and conservatives

Usually, a liberal is considered to be with a “free thought” trying out new things and conservatives the exact opposite. But a little contemplation will tell us that these two words are indeed relative. The moral, social and political positioning … Continue reading

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Politics Science Education or Science Education Politics or Science Politics Education

I am rather not sure what should be the exact title of this post. Apart from the two options above it could have been any other combination of these three words. Because I would be talking about all three of … Continue reading

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Alternative accounts

The appeal of the alternative account to current political palates is precisely why caution is warranted: a narrative’s popular appeal is a poor indicator of its truth. via | Easter Island Controversy

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After Nehru…

Longish quotes from London Review of Books from After Nehru by Perry Anderson To be impressive, however, is not to be miraculous, as Indians and others still regularly describe the political system that crystallised after independence. There was never anything … Continue reading

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The Worst Get to the Top

Yes, you read that correctly: democratic government invariably leads to the rule by “demagogues” who manipulate the most immoral segments of society. The core of this immoral coalition consists of “the lowest common denominator” – the “‘mass[es]’ in the derogatory … Continue reading

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Politics and politicians

But politics and politicians are two separate things. Our whole lives are political, they just don’t realise it. via No Way Home – Motherland Magazine.

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Politics and future

“When politics decides your future, decide what your politics must be.” via Tehelka

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The Illusion Of Democracy

But, of course, corporate media professionals have long propped up the illusion that the public is offered an ‘impartial’ selection of facts, opinions and perspectives from which any individual can derive a well-informed world view. Simply put, ‘impartiality’ is what … Continue reading

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Irony at its best!

The President (well there is only one President, the President of US of A, rest others are just presidents) said, “In our global economy, we can’t just have a few leaders of the most advanced economies making decisions that touch … Continue reading

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