Tag: Václav Havel

  • Following Your Conscience: Václav Havel’s Open Letters – Part 2

    Previously: Part 1. If you prefer, there’s also a video version of this review on YouTube. 🙂 Conscience, decency, morality. Over the past decade, politics and social life in the U.S. have grown deeply detached from these values, just as different factions continue to self-divide and become incongruous with each other. It could be argued […]

  • Never Powerless: Václav Havel’s Open Letters – Part 1

    A kind of bi-polar political thinking is becoming more and more common in today’s politically polarized world…everyone is expected to be unquestionably loyal to the position he belongs to or has been assigned to. Václav Havel wrote that in 1986. You know I’m not a loud person, but when I read that, I could’ve opened […]

  • What I’m Reading: April Showers Edition

    The past couple of weeks have been filled with sunshine and blue skies here in Western Washington. I’ve enjoyed it very much on my daily walks, but I’m also glad to see the return of rain this Saturday morning.

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