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Leisure

For, when we consider the foundations of Western European culture (is it, perhaps, too rash to assume that our re-building will in fact be carried out in a ”Western” spirit? 81 more words

Contemplation

Critical Reading

I know that, despite my care, nothing will be easier than to criticize this book, if anyone ever thinks to examine it critically.

Those who will want to look closely at it will find, I think, in the entire work, a generative thought that links so to speak all its parts. 322 more words

Democracy

Beginnings

Go back to the beginning; examine the child even in the arms of his mother; see the exterior world reflected for the first time in the still dark mirror of his intellect; contemplate the first examples that catch his eye; listen to the first words that awaken his slumbering powers of thought; finally, witness the first struggles that he has to sustain. 282 more words

Contemplation

The Philosophical Method of the Americans

I think that in no country in the civilized world is there less interest in philosophy than in the United States.

The Americans have no philosophical school of their own, and they worry very little about all those that divide Europe; they hardly know their names. 670 more words

Democracy

But what to do about it?

In a previous post I tried to point out that there are areas in any modern economy where markets don’t operate reliably, or don’t operate at all. 297 more words

Observations

The Official James Petras website » Foundation of the US Empire: Axes of Evil

The US Empire today is in the midst of a long-term decline, during which it has suffered a series of costly defeats. In addition, Washington has assumed long-term burdensome commitments to allies who have imposed their own ambitions of seeking ‘mini empires’ (Israel, Turkey and Saudi Arabia). 112 more words

Politics