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Culture

Please Do Generalize

When I was in primary school and we were given a short story to analyze, I remember that one of the rules-of-thumb was that “we shouldn’t generalize”. Something might appear to be so and so but we could never therefore conclude that it would continue to be so – or that it wasn’t just a […]

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Politics

History Repeating Itself.

Well well well. In the spirit of the new GC design celebrating short comments, here is my 50 cents. It’s prompted by a blog post in my native tongue, Danish, which most of you will be unable to read (don’t trust google translate with minor languages): http://mchangama.blogs.berlingske.dk/2011/06/12/evigt-solskin-i-et-pletfrit-sind/. Anyway the post is by thorough nice guy […]

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Culture World

Egypt According to Sandmonkey

What I really wanted to know was, what will the future of Egypt look like? This evening at Copenhagen Business School Mahmoud Salem, also known as the famous Egyptian blogger Sandmonkey, was scheduled to visit and give his account of his involvement in the recent uprisings in Egypt. And so I thought that this would be […]

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Culture World

Why I am not a Multiculturalist

Multiculturalism is a logically incoherent and self-destructive ideology that resembles colonialism and is equally morally wrong. In this post I am going to examine the origins and current status of the multiculturalist discourse in Europe. During the 18th century Western powers went to the four corners of the world and colonized poor countries. Western values, […]

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Culture World

More Power to Women

If there was one thing I could change in the world to make it a better place, it would be to empower women more. I have always wondered why people and societies even in the most abject states of poverty always seem to find a way to step on women and push them just that […]