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Proust I – VII: The Difficulty of Coming to Terms with a Brutal Childhood Trauma

The unearthing of crucial, yet stacked away memories in the human mind is the focal point of Marcel Proust’s literary effort. He is
achieving this objective by encouraging himself and us not to just cowardly fall for manifest, water-prove, positivist evidence but to adopt a speculative, circumstantial evidence based approach as well Continue reading

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Marcel Proust 5: Conflicted by Nature and Conflicted by Society, – but on the way to resolving what can be resolved!

M. Proust’s 5th volume “La Prisonnière” provides additional support for our earlier mentioned family- and history- related trauma hypothesis Continue reading

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Marcel Proust: How not to despair given the many rivers to cross on this ancient battlefield?

Marcel Proust: What it means to grow up in post-Gallia Belgica, post-Gallia Celtica and post-Germania Inferior Continue reading

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Virginia Woolf 2.0: Mrs. Dalloway hosts the PM, Jacob Rees-Mogg, John Redwood and others

Meanwhile cutting-edge innovation has become a Champions-League team effort which can ill afford that some members of the national economy squad take pride in not breaking sweat. Continue reading

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English gives you confidence, Hochdeutsch or High German, on the other hand, does just the opposite

it is quite remarkable that even in the moment of unprecedented national uncertainty British MPs still manage to express their thoughts on international live TV without showing signs of distress, anguish or even panic. Watching their stellar performance we couldn’t help but ask ourselves if German MPs had kept a similar calm in the presence of international cameras, had it not been Britain’s fate that would be at stake here but Germany’s destiny instead? Continue reading

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Oh no, Michel Houellebecq dons a Yellow Vest too!

There is no denying that the free trade philosophy is in a difficult period at this time. Despite all its shortcomings, liberalism still deserves an extra chance. Continue reading

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In other (dramatic) news …

Who is going to beat Marine Le Pen in the French Presidential election of 2017 if M. Fillon should rest his candidacy? Continue reading

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Western Democracy 0 versus Asian Values 1

Britain’s vote to leave the European Union is a watershed moment not just for Europe Continue reading

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Next Stop the Republican Primary …. in France!

Tweet Dialogue with the Alter Ego on the Front National, Sarkozy and the next chapter of France’s struggle with the austerity and globalization Question by Alter Ego of Noah denkt™ (AE): The outcome of the recent regional elections in France … Continue reading

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Nobody wants to take the blame for a Grexit

Nobody wants to take the blame for a Grexit Continue reading

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