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The Perfect Society

The Perfect Society

society’s dead long live society amen to that I hadn’t counted on this but I must say you work out beautifully I’ll have carte blanche to create the perfect society my society with the purity of an end and the beauty of a flawless look you can’t take away people’s right to be assholes they’re really building a utopian society up there ethics are how we build a society the true test of our higher self but that’s not the…

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PRF Review: A Joke That’s True

PRF Review: A Joke That’s True

In today’s episode I’m going to be talking about a recent Trump incident that has been covered as a joke but really reveals a little bit of truth. Let’s begin. Hi, my name is Andrew Mercado-Vazquez, and welcome to the PRF Review, a show based on the podcast “Puerto Rico Forward,” which you can listen to on all major platforms — like Spotify, like iTunes — and you can continue supporting through Patreon. Thank you so much. Everyone that helps,…

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Our Battle Of Britain

Our Battle Of Britain

Anyone outside Britain who isn’t laughing at Britain hasn’t been paying attention Laughing in the way that people centuries ago used to laugh at the lunatics in the asylum. In case you’re wondering we’re all sick and tired of hearing the word Brexit So we’re calling it independence If only to remind ourselves that that’s what we voted for nearly three years ago And that’s what our elected politicians are still determined to deny us. The only question now is:…

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It’s Time We Take a Closer Look at America’s Three Favorite Words: Freedom, Liberty, and Democracy

It’s Time We Take a Closer Look at America’s Three Favorite Words: Freedom, Liberty, and Democracy

It’s Time We Take a Closer Look at America’s Three Favorite Words: Freedom, Liberty, and Democracy Freedom, liberty, democracy… these words are used so often that we give them little real thought, rarely holding them up to the realities of what we see around us. What do these words really mean? Do they currently exist for us to celebrate as we appear to think they do? And if not, is there anything we can do about it? Let’s take a…

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Liam Getreu Discusses Israel’s Nation-State Law on ABC News The World

Liam Getreu Discusses Israel’s Nation-State Law on ABC News The World

The European Union has led a chorus of criticism over a new Israeli law declaring only Jews have the right to self-determination. The EU is concerned the move could prevent a potential two-state solution. But Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says the law enshrines Israel as the nation-state of the Jewish people. The New Israel Fund Australia Foundation is an organisation which aims to promote human rights and social issues. Liam Getreu is the executive director and he joins me now….

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Culture in Greece (English)

Culture in Greece (English)

We like Greek history, I studied Ancient Greek at school This is the birth of Western Civilisation Democracy first developed in Greece I came because I was studying Mediterranean Archaeology and Ancient Greek language We live the Culture in Greece and we live the History I like the language; I think the language is very special You have such a great history heritage We enjoy the fact that people are proud of that culture Greek people are very proud of…

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Nigel Farage insults Herman van Rompuy, calls EU President a “DAMP RAG”

Nigel Farage insults Herman van Rompuy, calls EU President a “DAMP RAG”

You have the charisma of a damp rag, and the appearance of a low-grade bank clerk. And the question that I want to ask, that we’re all going to ask, is “Who are you?”. I’d never heard of you. Nobody in Europe had ever heard of you. I would like to ask you, President, who voted for you, and what mechanism… oh, I know democracy’s not popular with you lot, and what mechanism do the peoples of Europe have to…

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Yuval Noah Harari Gives the Penguin Annual Lecture in India

Yuval Noah Harari Gives the Penguin Annual Lecture in India

– So, hello everyone. It’s a pleasure and an honor to be here. And I want to use the opportunity to talk about the new challenges that we’ll face, all of us, all humans, in the 21st century. But before exploring the new challenges of this century, perhaps it would be a good idea to start by saying a few words about the old challenges, and about the amazing achievements of our specie, homo sapiens over the last century, because…

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