Schiller and the Congress For Cultural Freedom (CCF) by Irene Eckert

“Only through the morning-gate of the Beautiful do you make your way into the land of cognition” Schiller „The Artists“, 1789. Friedrich Schiller, the German freedom poet of the classical period calls for the freedom of thought in his early play ‚Don Carlos‘  but what does the „ Congress for Cultural Freedom“ short CCF call …

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Aborted Post War II Opportunities and How to Resurrect Hope. Reflections by Irene Eckert

Where there is danger, the healing forces are growing, too. Friedrich Schiller’s  more than 200 years old  ideas about the development of better notions, purer principles and customs more noble, promise healing from the infirmities of our own times. It was noble literature laureate Thomas Mann who expressed this view in 1955, when commemorating the …

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Declaration of China Experts from All Over the World (3/21)

Challenging the anti-China campaign This article appears in the April 2, 2021 issue of Executive Intelligence Review. [Print version of this article] The Schiller Institute released the following statement on March 24 for circulation internationally. For some time, an international anti-China campaign has escalated, where think tanks, mainstream media, and strategic reports of all sorts paint a picture of China …

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Der Einfluss von Schillers Gedankengut im Revolutionären China (engl. William Jones)

This article appears in the March 19, 2021 issue of Executive Intelligence Review. The Influence of Schiller’s Thought In Revolutionary China by William Jones [Print version of this article] View full size Portrait by Friedrich Pecht Friedrich Schiller March 5—The recent decision by the Chinese government to make aesthetic education an integral part of every Chinese student’s educational curriculum was based …

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The BRICS as an Antidote to the Intellectual Nothingness of Cultural Relativism

17.Juli 2021 The rampant anti-Chinese (and Russian) bias pervasive in today’s society has a lot to do with the fact that people have been conditioned by a very messy world outlook known as “cultural relativism”. While attractive on the surface due to its promotion of “respect and toleration” for other cultures on the one hand …

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