Monthly Archives: October 2010

Villains And Victims – Part 2

The accusation of sexism and the accusation of anti-semitism share some interesting parallel. Both are raised on the condition that no definition of the term sexism or anti-semitism is provided. There are no necessary and sufficient conditions giv… Continue reading

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Villains And Victims – Part 1

There is a huge advantage in declaring oneself victim: Everything one does happens in self-defense, is therefore morally justified, and accordingly relieves one from any responsibility concerning one’s own actions and aggression. This attitude com… Continue reading

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The Commons As An Actor in Transforming Global Political Economy

“Commons has [sic!] become active. It is no longer the passive traditional economy displaced by the superiority of ownership. It is now the new, the productive, and most importantly, it is the process that promisses to allow every brain on earth t… Continue reading

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The Bridge

Late at night I was sitting at my desk. Rain fell outside, otherwise it was quiet. As often I had this feeling that just in a very few moments the telephone would ring and she’d be on the line. It’s a feeling of my mind opening itself, somehow lik… Continue reading

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The Currency of the Web

It is said that the currency of the web are attention and reputation. In times of so-called overwhelming information, the news and data compete for the attention of the readers. What isn’t recognized vanishes into oblivion. Residing there they ten… Continue reading

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