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Give It Back!

Art et Culture

The government of Greece has recently asked France to borrow the piece of the Parthenon frieze that France possesses, on the occasion of the bicentenary celebrations of Greece’s independence, which will take place in 2021. (1) France will undoubtedly accept…

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On a Powder Keg, Once Again

Geopolitics, Positive Economy, Society

The terrifying accident at the Russian weapons and ammunition warehouse in Achinsk, Russia, not far from Krasnoyarsk, is a grating metaphor of what is happening around the world. And, it is still perfectly avoidable: the accumulation of ammunition and weapons,…

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Should we let those who try to leave hell die?

Geopolitics, Society

In the midst of countless signs of deteriorating international cooperation, and a cold and proud resurgence of selfishness, particularly toward future generations, we can only welcome the initiative taken by France to find a solution to the tragedy of migrants…

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Be Altruistic, on Holiday


In principle, nothing is more selfish, than going on holiday. This is the time when those who can afford it, finally let go of everything, take care of themselves, and forget the constraints related to daily life, work, public transportation,…

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Hell is Also Other People

Positive Economy, Society

There is something pathetic about the battles we are engaged in, throughout Europe, to rightly participate in the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions and waste recycling. Meanwhile, elsewhere, coal and oil are shamelessly used, waste is thrown into the sea…

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The Garden, Supreme Art Form

Art et Culture

On the long list of human activities that we label as artistic, there is one that is often overlooked, and that few have had the courage to label as such for a long time: garden art. And yet, this art…

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Left-wing, right-wing, an outdated concept?


For at least two centuries, the political battle in most democracies has been between conservatives and progressives. In particular, between those who want to maintain the status quo and those who want to question it; those who favour stability and…

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It is Time to Dare the Impossible


One of the most recurrent themes used by science fiction writers describes humanity’s response to an extra-terrestrial threat. I used it myself, imagining (in my novel “Beyond Nowhere”) the imminent arrival of a large meteorite on earth. And one of…