Imagination: gift or curse?

"I wonder…" I’d have to say that this basic thought defines, by itself and in two simple words, the essence of mankind. Tada! Not convinced? Think about it for a second. It is at the root of anything significant that’s ever happened in our history – Columbus discovering the other side of the world –…

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I stand corrected

Well donc, j’ai reçu une réplique fort pertinente et judicieuse à mon post intitulé "Farewell to the Year", lequel, semble-t-il, aura paru à certains un rien défaitiste. Ce n’était pas vraiment le cas et je me considère plutôt réaliste que pessimiste : je garde la porte ouverte alors que les pessimistes la claquent. Mais il…

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Farewell to the year

Another year has gone by. Another year of global fear and meltdown, another chapter full of international typos and fighting between the lines. Another long page written in bloody history books which for only index feature those lifted up high by tyrants and blatantly missing a negotiation table. One never ceases to be amazed, reading…

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