Kierkegaard to Regine Olsen ~ letter

mars 17, 2013

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11 August 1838 You, sovereign queen of my heart, Regina, hidden in the deepest secrecy of my breast, in the fullness of my life-idea, there where it is just as far to heaven as to hell—unknown divinity! O, can I really believe the poets when they say that the first time one sees the beloved […]

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Marx to Jenny von Westphalen ~ letter

mars 17, 2013

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Manchester, June 21, 1865 My heart’s beloved: I am writing you again, because I am alone and because it troubles me always to have a dialogue with you in my head, without your knowing anything about it or hearing it or being able to answer… Momentary absence is good, for in constant presence things seem […]

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Some Observations on the Turkel Report and the Investigation of Wrongdoing by the Armed Forces

mars 13, 2013

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The long awaited Turkel report which examines Israel’s practice of investigating allegations of wrongdoing during armed conflict by its security personnel was published in early February 2013.  The report (see original in Hebrew and an English translation) was issued by an expert Commission established by the Israeli government in June 2010 and headed by Jacob Turkel, a former […]

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MUHAMMED ALI – REFUSING TO GO TO VIETNAM

februari 18, 2013

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1967 Why should they ask me to put on a uniform and go 10,000 miles from home and drop bombs and bullets on Brown people in Vietnam while so-called Negro people in Louisville are treated like dogs and denied simple human rights? No I’m not going 10,000 miles from home to help murder and burn […]

Posted in: History of Revolt

Palme – anförande vid Broderskaps-konferens i Gävle sommaren 1965

februari 17, 2013

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Mewlana ~ Rumi

februari 15, 2013

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A secred turning in us makes the universe turn. Head unawere of feet, and feet head. Neither cares. They keep turning. Rumi

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Simone de Beauvoir ~ Mandarinerna

februari 15, 2013

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Kap 3. Fö är det inget lyte att vara Intellektuell. Jag är en intellektuell. Det retar mig att man använder det ordet som förolämpning. Folk verkar tro att tomrummet i deras hjärnor skulle kunna fylla deras ballar.

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