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Common sense

by A.E. Malmer © 2015

When my grandson was nine, he asked to be enrolled in a course in Parkour, the running, navigation activity. He wanted to run up walls. 387 more words

It begins with a character, usually, and once he stands up on his feet and begins to move, all I do is trot along behind him with a paper and pencil trying to keep up long enough to put down what he says and does.”


Storytelling reveals meaning without committing the error of defining it.”



This year is the 22nd  anniversary of the publication of my book, ORDINARY PEOPLE AND EXTRAORDINARY EVIL.  It was my first response to the Holocaust — as both a child survivor and professional sociologist — who is not satisfied with how historians address the Holocaust, and genocides generally.   197 more words


Hannah Arendt's marginalia to Heidegger's Being and Time

Enowning shares the news from Bard College:

The marginalia in Hannah Arendt copy of Being and Time. Just a few underlinings. More here.

The disappointment, apart from the very few traces, is that this is of 

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Martin Heidegger

The Jewish world Conspiracy and antisemitism

I got exposed to the Jewish World conspiracy. This post is for anyone who does not believe in it and would like to read about its origins. 254 more words

My Thoughts

Chris Hedges: Evoking the Wrath of Nature

Hannah Arendt called our malaise “world alienation.” She warned that it leads to contempt for all forms of life.

By Chris Hedges  truthdig.com  August 9, 2015 …

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