Democracy -- rule by the people -- is strongly tied to human flourishing. Rule by the people results in a myriad of different government structures, but the underlying principle remains fixed: the opportunity of the governed to participate in the selection and decision-making of the governing. No two democracies are identical, but they all possess some degree of participation. Many regard democratic governance as end point of the evolution of government. Case…Continue
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Over the centuries there has been a belief that social differences and the different roles of women and men are natural variations do not change, and it's determined by biological differences, and these qualities and attributes comprise ideas and valuable than masculine and regards the female (such as emotional and men women Irrational), it also includes a set of stereotypes, attitudes and behaviours of men and women (women wash pots and…Continue
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Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs announces its tenth annual International Essay Contest, open to students of all nationalities anywhere in the world.
ESSAY TOPIC: Is it important to live in a…Continue
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"I am only one; but I am still one. I cannot do everything, but I can still do something. I will not refuse to do something I can do." Helen Keller
Comment: Nowadays, the "power of one" is greatly amplified/multiplied by the world-wide web/social media. Anyone with an internet connection can communicate her "something" for a better world." CyberPeaceGadfly
Launched in the summer of 2017, the year-long Carnegie Council research project "Russian soft power in France" explored Russian influence in French political parties and civil society institutions today. The research includes historical background on relations between France and Russia, which is essential to an understanding of the current situation. This valuable case study on France sheds light on Russia's soft power strategies to bolster allied…Continue
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A year and a half into the Trump presidency, its most consequential feature thus far is its assault on ethics. What began as a curiosity and a jolt—reality TV comes to politics— is now routine. Demonstrably false statements arrive daily. Name-calling and outright attacks on reporters, judges, and public figures are standard fare in a stream of tweets, interviews, and rallies.
Red lines are crossed without consequence. As a result, the president…Continue
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" I love peace, and I am anxious that we should give the world still another useful lesson, by showing to them other modes of punishing injuries than by war, which is as much punishment to the punisher as to the sufferer." Thomas Jefferson
Comment: Visited Thomas Jefferson's home (Monticello) this past week. He wanted three of his accomplishments cited on his tombstone (epitaph): the Declaration of Independence,…Continue
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Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs announces the launch of Global Ethics Weekly, a podcast series that connects current events to Carnegie Council resources through conversations with the organization’s Senior Fellows. To listen to these podcasts, go to the Global Ethics Weekly webpage or…Continue
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Carnegie Council presents the top 10 most downloaded video and audio podcasts from our program year, July 1, 2017-June 30, 2018. The number one most accessed podcast was Scott Sagan on nuclear weapons(video), followed by …Continue
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"There is but one bond of peace that is, both permanent and enriching. The increasing knowledge of the world in which experiment occurs." Walter Lippmann
The cyber domain/world social media peace platforms (e.g., Carnegie GEN) enables each of us to contribute to world peace experimentation. Any cyber peace experimenters out there ? CyberPeaceGadfly
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"If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step in the music he hears, however measured or far away." Henry David Thoreau
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Yesterday Indian Socio-Political Circle was shocked to learn that World's Most Famous and Largest Secret Agency has termed India's two outfits as 'Religious Militant Outfits' .Being born in a town which is home to activities of both outfits and due to my Journalistic instinct I some how felt to understand if CIA's linguists are correct in terming both outfits.
1-According to Cambridge Dictionary,Militant means active, determined, and often willing to use force. Even extremists are…Continue
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xenophobe: n A person unduly fearful or contemptuous of that which is foreign , especially to foreign peoples, manners, or cultures - xenophobia n. xenophobic adj.
xenophile: a person attracted to that which is foreign , especially to foreign peoples, manners or cultures.
(American Heritage Dictionary, 4th ed.)
Seems to me…Continue
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This issue contains essays by Lea…Continue
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Why are diamonds more valuable than water when dying of thirst in the desert ?
Why is peace less demanded on social media when the need is so great ?
Any comments ?
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freedom: n. 1.the condition of being free of restraints, 2. Liberty of the person from slavery, detention, or oppression. 3a. Political independence. b. Exemption from the arbitrary exercise of authority in the performance of a specific action, civil liberty; freedom of assembly, ....etc. American Heritage Dictionary, 4th ed.
Freedom is not a free good…Continue
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If you want to be involved in the work of our e-magazine "Philosophical Views", please contact us.
How you can give your support?
1. You can be an Associate Delegate for your country.
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