Tag: republic

  • Vth Republic, still there…

    Vth Republic, still there…

    Vth Republic, still there… Pour lire ceci en français: https://aurianneor.tumblr.com/post/180762477400/vème-république-toujours-là-oui-au-référendum Oui au Référendum d’initiative populaire: https://aurianneor.tumblr.com/post/158886557375/oui-au-référendum-dinitiative-populaire-sur-le Wishing a safe journey to the Yellow Vests: https://aurianneor.tumblr.com/post/180241239260/wishing-a-safe-journey-to-the-yellow-vests-the The situation of Yellow Vests today: https://aurianneor.tumblr.com/post/180480765525/the-situation-of-yellow-vests-today-1-fed-up-with Homeless, pensions, maximum salary… Discover the list of claims of the “yellow vests”: https://aurianneor.tumblr.com/post/180682999955/homeless-zero-pensions-maximum-salary-discoverZéro SDF, retraites, salaire maximum… Découvrez la liste des revendications des […]

  • Cicéron, De la République

    “La liberté ne consiste pas à avoir un bon maître, mais à n’en point avoir.” Cicéron, De la République   “Freedom is not about having a good master, but not having one.” — Cicero, The Republic   – The good tyrant: https://aurianneor.tumblr.com/post/173186627365/the-good-tyrant-tyranny-can-legally-exist-in-a

  • The Good tyrant ?

    The Good tyrant ?

      Tyranny can legally exist in a republic or a democracy.   For instance, Julius Caesar was a very good leader. And yet, he has been assassinated because contemporary politicians, family and citizens feared his successor would be given too much power. They wanted to maintain the Republic and even if they were satisfied with […]

  • Meisje met de parel

    Meisje met de parel

    Why is Vermeer’s “Girl with the Pearl Earring” considered a masterpiece? – James Earle – TED-ed – “James Earle explains how this work represents the birth of a modern perspective on economics, politics, and love.” “In the seventeenth century, the city of Delft, like the Netherlands in general had turned against ruling aristocracy and the […]