Arquivo de etiquetas: Hitchens

Responsabilidades

“The Usual duty of the ‘intellectual’ is to argue for complexity and to insist that phenomena in the world of ideas should not be sloganized or reduced to easily repeated formulae. But there is another responsibility: to say that some … Continuar a ler

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Spokesmen

” One of the advantages held by the rich and powerful is that they seldom tolerate self-appointed spokesmen, preferring like most élites to appoint their own. The wretched of the earth, by contrast, have to put up with all kinds … Continuar a ler

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Curiosidades da hein?stória,… &, etc.

Ou, como lembra Hitchens : “Studying that war, one can perhaps accept that 25 percent of the SS were practicing Catholics and that no Catholic was ever even threatened with excommunication for participating in war crimes. (Joseph Goebbels was excommunicated, … Continuar a ler

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