Daily Archives: September 12, 2011


A Sunday trip to the country… Schubert: Improptu No 3 in G flat ( D Barenboim)

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Reclining Buddha

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A modern monastery

A small example of what I said before. Monasteries today are modern institutions, often very active in terms of keeping faith and tradition alive – for everyone.

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Call for disobedience

My little country is a deeply catholic one. Cathedrals, monasteries and rituals have shaped communities over many centuries. Religious faith as well as superstitious beliefs are deeply engrained in the culture and daily life of the people living here. However, … Continue reading


Harvest Moon

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Bank run

By Paul Krugman On Thursday Jean-Claude Trichet, the president of the European Central Bank or E.C.B. — Europe’s equivalent to Ben Bernanke — lost his sang-froid. In response to a question about whether the E.C.B. is becoming a “bad bank” … Continue reading

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