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A watershed election looming in Ireland?

As Ireland slides somewhat apathetically towards a potentially crucial general election in the centenary of the 1916 Irish rebellion against the British Empire, there are signs – and hopes among some – that this might be a watershed year in Irish politics. 1,454 more words

Culture Matters

Where all are guilty, no one is; confessions of collective guilt are the best possible safeguard...

Where all are guilty, no one is; confessions of collective guilt are the best possible safeguard against the discovery of culprits, and the very magnitude of the crime the best excuse for doing nothing. 6 more words

Hannah Arendt

Arendt: Not Man, But A God

“A conception of the law which identifies what is right with the notion of what is good for – for the individual, or the family, or the people, or the largest number – becomes inevitable once the absolute and transcendent measurements of religion or the law of nature have lost their authority. 137 more words

Non-Fiction

'Circus Politics: Will Our Freedoms Survive Another Presidential Election?' by John W. Whitehead

“Never has our future been more unpredictable, never have we depended so much on political forces that cannot be trusted to follow the rules of common sense and self-interest—forces that look like sheer insanity, if judged by the standards of other centuries.” ― Hannah Arendt,

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About Hannah Arendt.

Hannah Arendt was apparently not in favor of empathy.

Or at least, empathy as it’s usually defined.

I didn’t know anything about Hannah Arendt, philosopher and political theorist, though I’d heard her name before. 417 more words

Bersatu untuk Meraih Perubahan

“Power springs up among men when they act together” oleh Hannah Arendt 14 more words

Sahabat Atok

The Violent Justice in Our Hearts on Resonance FM

Over the next few weeks I’ll be adapting and producing the radio version of my piece about rage, justice and terrorism, The Violent Justice in Our Hearts, … 32 more words

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