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 ‚Don Carlos‘  but what does the „ Congress for Cultural Freedom“ (CCF) call for? The admitted …

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Paul Robeson and the Battle for the Soul of America by Matthew Ehret

Dec 14 “Every artist, every scientist, every writer must decide now where he stands. The artist must take sides. He must elect to fight for freedom or for slavery. I have made my choice” Paul Robeson, 1937 Paul Robeson is a man who defies categorization. Although famous for his baritone voice and acting, Robeson was …

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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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Chinas Ode an den großen deutschen Dichter Friedrich Schiller

Chinas Ode an den großen deutschen Dichter Friedrich Schiller Friedrich Schiller war und ist nicht nur in Deutschland, sondern auch im weit entfernen China einflussreich und beliebt. Mitte Mai sind in der chinesischen Hauptstadt Beijing Akademiker, Literatur- und Kunstschaffende sowie Schillerfreunde zusammengekommen, um sich über Friedrich Schiller auszutauschen.Am 9. Mai vor 200 Jahren starb in …

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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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Kein Mensch darf allein gelassen werden. Irene Eckert

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Astelle der üblichen Weihnachtsworte und Neujahrswünsche, als Zeichen und in der Hoffnung, dass nicht alle, die uns im Laufe des Jahres  abgeschrieben haben, ihre Augen und Ohren vor wachsendem, himmelschreiendem Unrecht verschließen werden.           Seltsam, im Nebel zu wandern! Einsam ist jeder Busch und Stein, Kein Baum sieht den andern, Jeder ist …

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The Politics of Thinking by Matthew Ehret

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The Politics of Thinking and Cultural Warfare Explored -Darwin, Kepler, Shakespeare and More by Matthew EhretDecember 19, 2020  https://theduran.com/the-politics-of-thinking-and-cultural-warfare-explored-darwin-kepler-shakespeare-and-more/ Amidst the multiplying self-contradictions caused by the incompatibility of our perceptions of reality and reality itself, crises on every level (economic, geopolitical, spiritual) are becoming too ugly and painful to ignore anymore. Some of the most pressing …

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