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Internet Addiction

Internet Addiction

By Thierry de Roucy       November 9th, 2012
Society, Technology, Reading Time: 3 min

The internet has brought a lot of changes to my life.

The internet has helped me to be more faithful and closer to many friends living all over the world. It is easy to write a few words – we can listen to each other, we can see each other.  No more handwritten letters that take forever to reach their destination!  No more expensive phone invoices! No more faxes difficult to send and receive.

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Restorative Justice: Process of Peace in Columbia

Restorative Justice: Process of Peace in Columbia

By Jacques Bagnoud    September 6th, 2012
FARC, Columbia, Peace, Reading Time: 5 min

How do we speak about justice or rebuild the unity of a country after more than thirty years of war and suffering? Isabella Bueno interviews victims and perpetrators as part of her legal research of "restorative" justice.

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Tony Scott, a Filmmaker on Fire

Tony Scott, a Filmmaker on Fire

By Paul Anel      August 31st, 2012
Movie, Reading Time: 4 min

On Sunday, August 20, a little after midnight, the British filmmaker Tony Scott jumped off a Los Angeles bridge. The author of Top Gun, True Romance and Man on Fire, was a man of deep and unresolved questions. This article sketches a portrait of Tony Scott, through one of Denzel Washington's most striking roles ever: John Greasy, the broken-souled bodyguard of Man on Fire.

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Mont-Saint-Michel

Mont-Saint-Michel

By Patricia Polak        August 3rd, 2012
Poem

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Syria: Apocalypse and Resurrection

Syria: Apocalypse and Resurrection

By Bishop Samir Nassar  July 26, 2012
Maronite Archbishop of Damascus, Syria.

Extract of a recent circular letter of Bishop Nassar to his friends.

Since the morning of Tuesday, July 17, 2012, the soldiers have reached the capital Damascus using heavy weapons, tanks and helicopters in a crowded city.
The destruction is enormous.
What agony!

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“A Balm Poured out on So Many Wounds…”

“A Balm Poured out on So Many Wounds…”

 By Thierry de Roucy     July 20, 2012
Art, Consolation, Reading Time: 3 min

This article offers us a meditation about the relationship and dialogue that each one of us can have with a piece of art. It is a mutual exchange of goods that results in the consolation of both.

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