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'온화한 상업'

앨버트 허쉬먼(지음), 김승현(옮김), «열정*과 이해관계», 나남출판, 1994.
Albert Otto Hirschman, The Passions and the Interests: Political Arguments For Capitalism Before Its Triumph, 1977.

* 이 책에서 ‘열정’은 passion의 번역어인데, 이 서평에서는 통용되는 표현인 ‘정념’으로 표기할 것이다. 35 more words

Book

The Geopolitics of the Greek Financial Crisis

Wednesday

If the Greek financial crisis were merely a financial crisis, i.e., a financial crisis and nothing else, it would be much less of a crisis than it appears to be today. 1,972 more words

Geopolitics And Geostrategy

George Friedman's "The Next Decade", preliminary notes

As a follow-up to yesterday’s post on Iran and oil, I just picked up a 2010 book by George Friedman, of Stratfor, entitled “The Next Decade”. 421 more words

Machiavelli and the Madness of Politicians

What puzzles me is why when we have the best educated politicians in history, the governments that they lead are so abysmal. At least one European leader has a doctorate and most were educated at the elite universities in their own countries. 1,216 more words

Economics

Bandung 17 Mei 2015

Hari ini aku memiliki sedikit rejeki, dan akupun memanfaatkannya untuk membeli buku, kalau dulu sih sudah pasti mau berapa banyak uang ku takkan sepeserpun aku sudi belikan buku (hahaha bodohnya), semenjak aku berhenti bercengkrama dengan asap dan tembakau, alhasil aku lebih hemat uang dan akupun memutuskan untuk investasikan uang ku kedalam bentuk yang bermanfaat, yaitu buku. 402 more words

Pemikiran

Pemikiran Ku Tentang Kepemimpinan

Pagi ini aku bercengkrama lagi dengan segelas kopi, sudah beberapa hari ini otak ku selalu berputar untuk berpikir (mungkin aku sedang merencanakan sebuah eksistensi), terkadang istirahat pun terasa kurang maksimal, sudah beberapa hari ini pikiran ku bercabang dan melayang-layang tak tentu arah, mulai dari sebatas memikirkan jalan hidup yang abstrak, memikirkan tempat ku berpijak mencari penghidupan yang ku rasa ini bukan alam ku, dan terutama tentang bangsa ini bersama ideologi yang dihianati didalamnya. 363 more words

Pemikiran

How to Become the PTA President of Your Child's Elementary School in 7 Easy Steps

Like any mother who truly cares about the education and welfare of her children, you strive to reach the zenith of suburban power and authority: PTA President of the local elementary school. 527 more words