Daily Archives: February 17, 2011

Just comic

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For our brothers & sisters in the Middle East R. Wagner: Wesendonck Lieder Cheryl Studer; G. Sinopoli Schmerzen Anguish Sonne, weinest jeden Abend Dir die schönen Augen rot, Wenn im Meeresspiegel badend Dich erreicht der frühe Tod; Doch erstehst in … Continue reading

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Fearlessness may be a gift, but perhaps more precious is the courage acquired through endeavor, courage that comes from cultivating the habit of refusing to let fear dictate one’s actions, courage that could be described as ‘grace under pressure’—grace that … Continue reading

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The old man and the revolution

This is the incredible story of a true senex – a wise, old man – who wrote the guidebook to topple autocrats in a nonviolent revolution. Gene Sharp’s“From Dictatorship to Democracy”, has inspired dissidents around the world, including Burma, Bosnia, Estonia, … Continue reading

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O you tender ones, walk now and then

O you tender ones, walk now and then into the breath that blows coldly past. Upon your cheecks let it tremble and part; behind you it will tremble again. Don’t be afraid to suffer, return that heaviness to the earth’s … Continue reading

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