One of the side effects of [Macron’s marriage to an older woman] is that Emmanuel Macron does not have children, nor can he have them, at least with his wife. That makes him a bad example for the people, whose smallest unit and only guarantee for survival is the family. Thus, he joins the ranks … More Around the web: The rule of the unvital decadents
The Dutch government is crafting a bill that would make patients’ medical information available to the justice department. A Dutch privacy watchdog points out that health care professionals have at some point taken bodily material from almost everyone (blood test, operations, a smear, neonatal heel prick, etc). In its current concept the proposed bill would … More Dutch government wants to give justice system access to medical records
An Oregon man died peacefully in his home after his ex-wife lied to him and told him President Trump was impeached. Michael Garland Elliott, 75, passed away on April 6 surrounded by friends, caregivers, and neighbors who loved him (…) Teresa Elliott, 68, Michael’s ex-wife who is described as his “best friend” (…), told the Daily News that … More Is lying to the dying a noble act now?
In Canada, six girls were sexually assaulted by a Syrian refugee. But of course, they are not the real victims. No, the real victims are, once again, Muslims and refugees, because they’ve gotten their feelings hurt. Reports that a man accused of sexual assaults on six Edmonton teenage girls was a Syrian refugee have ignited … More If we ignore it, it isn’t true
Evgeny Morozov smashes the establishment narrative on what they consider “fake news”: Facebook, a company that censors a photo of the statue of Neptune in Bologna, because they think this is pornography. We want to have these people judge what counts as fake news? 'De mainstream media en de elites eromheen zijn de weg kwijt', aldus @evgenymorozov … More Evgeny Morozov smashes the establishment narrative on “fake news”
One year ago today, Dutch astronaut Wubbo Ockels passed away. He left behind an uplifting and empowering message warning us of the direction humanity has taken, and offering possibilities for a better future. I am reposting his message because I share his concerns, but also his optimism that we can make the necessary changes happen.
We have seen civilizations and religions come and go, but there is a still tendency in each culture to assume that their system is the definitive one; their religion is the one true faith and theirs is the definitive form of government (in our case: liberal democracy). In our daily lives there is very little … More Embracing our cultural mortality