Blog Posts - Oppression



Sorties cinéma 30/11/2016

Bonjour à tous ! Alors que j’essaye de vaincre la vague de froid armée d’une superbe doudoune et d’un bon chocolat chaud en main, je surveille avec courage les nouvelles sorties cinéma… Bon, ok ! Je suis bien au chaud à...
by Songe d'une nuit d'été on Nov 30, 2016

Ursula K. Le Guin on Expanding Possibilities { and Other Important Topics }

 I don’t know if you know Ursula K. Le Guin—whether you know her writing, fiction and non-fiction… You might have read The Lathe of Heaven… Or, perhaps, The Dispossessed, The Word for World is Forest, or The Left Hand of D...
by Notes from An Alien on Sep 5, 2016

The many, the few, the Truth… [Twitter and correct information spreading]

In the maelstrom of information, opinion and conjecture that is Twitter, the voice of truth and reason does occasionally prevail, …Continue reading →...
by Harmonia Philosophica on Aug 21, 2016

The contribution of the Holy Inquisition to civilization (no it is not a joke)

This is a re-post of an article of Theodotus blog (translation posted here)To defend and justify the Holy Inquisition is the exact opposite of Political Correctness. But as I have nothing to do with PC, I am happy to present the real history of this...
by Harmonia Philosophica on May 2, 2016

Philosophy Wire: Modern scientists. Modern Goebbels. Beware!

Philosophy Wire by Spiros Kakos [2016-03-31]:Researchers have shown that material purchases can provide happiness. [1] Narrow-minded scientists with a materialistic agenda. The best way to discredit true Science…Religion and politics led to social...
by Harmonia Philosophica on Mar 30, 2016

EGYPT - Opposition Today

"5 years since uprising, Egyptian opposition demoralized by crackdown" PBS NewsHour 1/25/2016IMHO this is just more evidence that the 'Arab Spring' is in deep freeze, considering has happened in Egypt and other Arab nations.ExcerptSUMMARY:  It's...
by Mage Soapbox on Jan 28, 2016

The Karagöz puppets review “Mustang”

The Karagöz puppets recently high-tailed it to the cinema to check out “Mustang,” a new film by Turkish-French writer Denis Gamze Ergüven.  Set in Kastamonu province in Turkey, the film follows the lives of a set of beautiful and f...
by Slowly by slowly on Jan 18, 2016

Towards the oppression of democracy [majority of the stupid]. Towards the oppression of uncultured (but rich) people…

Is it important to be a noble? Yes. Is modern democracy an atrocity? Yes. Are nobles the hope for the …Continue reading →...
by Harmonia Philosophica on Jan 7, 2016

Towards the oppression of democracy [majority of the stupid]. Towards the oppression of uncultured (but rich) people…

Article by Spiros Kakos [2016-01-07]:Is it important to be a noble? Yes.Is modern democracy an atrocity? Yes.Are nobles the hope for the future? Maybe. Perhaps.Will the no-nobles save us after all? It seems so.But let's take things from the beginning...
by Harmonia Philosophica on Jan 7, 2016

Philosophy Wire: Oppression: The yeast of atheists…

Philosophy Wire by Spiros Kakos [2015-12-03]:“I was oppressed by my dad”…“The bad priests”…“The bad church”…“We pay for religion”… Leave religion free and separated from state and more atheists will lose their reasons to...
by Harmonia Philosophica on Dec 3, 2015

Suffragette: The Slow Burn of Radicalization [MOVIE REVIEW]

Suffragette Review What makes a revolutionary? That is […] The post Suffragette: The Slow Burn of Radicalization [MOVIE REVIEW] appeared first on .
by Sofakingnews on Nov 11, 2015

Democracy: The killer of humanity…

Democracy. Supposedly the best government system. And yet, this is the one and only reason for the imminent death of …Continue reading →...
by Harmonia Philosophica on Jul 11, 2015

Should Fiction Deal with How Our World Could Be “Restructured” to Eliminate All Our Crises?

It would be hard for anyone to prove that our world isn’t embroiled in multiple, interwoven crises…  Do you think fiction writers should deal with this in their work? Certainly, there have been plenty of dystopian novels and novels that...
by Notes from An Alien on Jul 1, 2015

Truly Free by Robert Morris

This book is a how to book and the title explains what the book is all about. Robert Morris, the author, is the founding senior pastor of Gateway Church, a multi-campus, evangelistic church considered to be Spirit-empowered. The author's congregation...
by LifeLoveTruth on Jun 16, 2015

A Word to the Power Hungry

Photo Credit: Olivier Rapin via Compfight cc If there is one thing every human being on the planet wants, it’s power.  We want to be in control of what’s going on.  If we are totally honest, we all want to rule the word.  If we donR...
by Living in the Reign on Apr 28, 2015

Social Protest Lit.: Leo Tolstoy “Robbers and Governments”

“Robbers and Governments” from Leo Tolstoy. This piece is an excerpt is from Book V called “Revolt.” This chapter pertains to “The struggle to abolish injustice; the battle cries of the new army which is gathering for the delive...
by Sparking the Left on Apr 18, 2015

Social Protest Lit.: Karl Marx “Address to President Lincoln”

Taken from the “Address to President Lincoln” drafted by Karl Marx from the International Workingmen’s Association. This piece of an essay is from Book V called “Revolt.” This chapter is summarized as to pertain to “The st...
by Sparking the Left on Mar 3, 2015

GENDER - Oppression, Home and Abroad

"New series explores how to fight gender oppression at home and abroad" PBS NewsHour 2/9/2015ExcerptsSUMMARY:  Journalists Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn have exposed widespread problems of abuse, sex trafficking and violence against women i...
by Mage Soapbox on Feb 16, 2015

They leave also for freedom

The official focus is always that people leave Sicily to find work abroad and this is why the island also looses competence. But it is not the whole truth. There are many young people who also flee their families because they want to have the same fr...
by Vardag På Sicilien on Jan 2, 2015

The puppets sigh…on women changing faces to make new lives

This morning, the little chorus of “cengi” 0r dancing lady puppets woke me up with a short glass of tea and long, sad faces.  As you may recall, these members of the Karagöz Oyunlari that inhabit my head have NOT … Continue readin...
by Slowly by slowly on Dec 3, 2014


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