Monthly Archives: March 2012

French Intellectuals

“He is always becoming, and if it were not for the contingency of death, he would never end.” ― Jean-Paul Sartre, Nausea What is it about French Intellectuals? When I read even a random sentence of JP Sartre’s I am filled with … Continue reading

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oppression: suppression of expression

Oppression, suppression, repression, compression, depression:  what do these words have in common?  Pressure. Oppression, suppression and repression are words we often hear in conjunction with descriptions of frightening-sounding national regimes.  When we think of Oppression, images of dictators:  Hitler, Stalin, … Continue reading

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