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Heroes created by the media

http://www.cbsnews.com/news/the-real-meaning-of-the-word-hero/ SCRIPT of VIDEO : In the TV News biz – we ruin a lot of words. We find a word we like and we use it and misuse it – over and over – until just about all its impact is ground out. One word that’s become nearly meaningless in recent years is this … Continuer la lecture »

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Heroes ? Mothers’ viewpoints

CE. A poem by Siegfried Sassoon (1886-1967), a famous English poet, writer and soldier who served during WWI. THE HERO ‘Jack fell as he’d have wished,’ the mother said, And folded up the letter that she’d read. ‘The Colonel writes so nicely.’ Something broke In the tired voice that quivered to a choke. She half … Continuer la lecture »

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The Myth of Beauty

From the ancient Myth of Narcissus to modern Harry Potter’s Mirror of Erised, the image of the mirror and the image in the mirror have made man wonder about the nature of the self and beauty or even the meaning of life itself. Here are a few links that may nurture your personal thinking.   … Continuer la lecture »

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Nelson Mandela’s Life Story

Learning about Nelson Mandela’s early life will help you understand how he could come to power.

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Education vs Profit

Who should educate children when it comes to food and eating habits ? Parents? School? The Law? Here are some different viewpoints related to the US but also France … ******** According to Michelle Obama school has a role to play in educating children as to health issues. This is a controversy in the US … Continuer la lecture »

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The answer, my friend, is blowing in the wind …

Have you found all the movies referred to in this parody ?

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Store Wars or the Organic Rebellion

A delicious parody that you’ll never forget … but you need to be a Star Wars’ fan to understand it to the full !

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Progress ? Just a matter of Time …

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From Real Life to Fiction : the example of GoT

Game of Thrones did not only came out of a writer’s imagination. It is also rooted in Real History. Here are some links between reality and fiction. CHARACTERS who were inspired  by real historical figures (read this article from The Telegraph) EVENTS from real life that seem to have inspired some aspects of GoT’s plot … Continuer la lecture »

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Is AI the Future of Man ?

CO. This very interesting transcript of a conversation (video included) with Jaron Lanier will help you understand better why AI has always fascinated Man.   CE. The following article will give you arguments on issues related to Eternal Life and the Survival of the Species :            

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