Again a book recommendation: Yanis Varoufakis’s “and the weak suffer what they must”. Yanis Varoufakis is not a traditionalist like Jeremy Corbin and also not riding on plain principles. Still both are standing in for common values paired with humanist basics and not a political climate which is dominated by common enemies, colour, nationality. Yannis offers a profound inside of what he thinks went wrong and why, - to do this he’s going back to the 1040’s.
Political Realism of Athens and the Political Idealism of Melos is the story of Melos’s leaders facing a terrible choice either having their Countrymen die as free men or live as slaves.: ”Right, as the world goes, is only in question between equals in power, while the strong do what they can and the weak suffer what they must."
To put it this way: Hobbes and Machiavelli are founding fathers of political realism, according to which state policy must primarily or solely focus on the need to maintain military and economic power rather than on ideals or ethics.
Rottweilers are as multi-talented as they are robust and powerful. The intelligent, patient breed often works as a police dog, herder, service dog, therapy dog, or obedience competitor. But Rottweilers are also protective and self-confident, making them excellent companions. Clyde is never barking without reason, he never is chasing flamingos, wild boars or cows. He learned to evaluate risks and effort before. But most of all, once he accepted you, you will be safe from harm and can spend hours walking through a beautiful country side of the Provence.
Macron's movement " En Marche" received many, many votes because of former justice minister Francois Bayrou, who resigned yesterday after only 4 weeks in office, It looks like "En Marche", an obscure collection of people with all kind of various political agendas will have to rule without their liberal partners. All of this was not predicted in his book... And still France is possible the most political vibrant nation right now
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