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Homo sapiens - oeconomicus - faber - ludens

Philosophy tried to make a precise definition of the human being: homo sapiens, homo oeconomicus, homo faber, homo ludens – for me the last definition was the most important all my life. 16 more words

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After Ferguson And Charleston

After Ferguson and Charleston I put my focus on black music as a reaction. I’ve searched on YouTube trying to find Kendrick Lamar (To pimp a butterfly) and Tupac, Marvin Gaye (What’s going on) and James Brown (The Payback), D’Angelo (Black Messiah) and J. 27 more words

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James Cook

I was amused by this British sea shanty about Captain Cook:

I tried to sing a cover with my banjo and Dobro:

Once I wrote about Cook (for amazon): 222 more words

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Charleston Church Massacre

I’m so sad about the amok in the Charleston church last Wednesday, a white idiot killed 9 black believers in their church. What’s up in this land – Frits, watching from Europe… 76 more words

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My Creole Belle

my daily guitar lesson: “My Creole Belle” as sung by Mississippi John Hurt, played on my steel body reso phonic National guitar (Dobro) in an open tuning (G minor) 25 more words

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House of the RISING SUN

I’ve heard many versions of the song “The House of the Rising Sun”. For sure it isn’t necessary, that I add my own version here – but, I beg your pardon, I had fun to do so and I hope I can entertain you: 108 more words

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On the function of music

In my mother tongue, I have often written critical, philosophical essays on the sociological function of music. About Opera music, military music, church music, commercial pop music, the roots of the blues. 120 more words

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