Christmas and society

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Cultural changes (Christmas tree) With the globalization of cultural exchanges and the secularization of society, the festivities related to Christmas are gradually taking a profane and family character and are becoming increasingly disconnected from religious interpretation. Christmas is still a … Read More

Politics

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Polysemic concept, the politics covers at least three meanings: politics in its broadest sense, that of civility or Politikos, indicates the general framework of an organized and developed society; specifically, the politics, within the meaning of Politeia, refers to the … Read More

Pitcairn Islands

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Bounty Bay and the town square of Adamstown, connected by the newly-paved Hill of Difficulty (by permission of Andrew Christian) Capital (and largest city) Adamstown Official language(s) English (local dialect is Pitkern) Ethnic groups British, Polynesian, Chilean or Mixed Demonym … Read More

A new world?

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Is the capitalism able to overcome the actual crisis in the world? I talked some time ago about big changes in the geopolitics and economy due to the global warming and climate change. Now, it seems that the financial crisis … Read More

Terrorism, as a justification

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Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) publish new proves about the Administration’s attempts to enact the Protect America Act and eviscerate the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA). It is about negotiations between Director of National Intelligence Mike McConnell and members of Congress … Read More