Who wants more of this soup?

Not any kind of soup! A warming one, served during every new election campaign. Such a popular – even populist – dish is without borders. See in Europe. It just takes a few thousands of frustrated voters, a bunch of abused citizens, and…out comes the soup. Voilà! Feeling down? Demand a bowl! Recipe: start with…

We’re all Charlie

Hatred and foolishness sneer together tonight. Thinking they took it all on a 7th of January, in Paris! Intolerance, extremism are jubilating, far from the sight of the people, sincerely moved by the news. This hate towards others, all kinds of otherness, is nurtured by misunderstanding, propaganda (terrorism is always a political act) and a complete lack…

Secularism: France’s lost glory?

Once upon a time in France, Enlightened and romantics were filled with revolutionary sentiments. Rejecting people’s violations, atrocities such as Inquisition and absolute monarchy, and dreaming of a uniting spirit of self-confidence. A belief that whatever unites the french people would be stronger that what divides them. Hence the Declaration of Human Rights down to 1905’s law…

Off-topic choice?

At school, literacy teachers nervously put a stress on how important it is to keep a rigorous eye when writing an essay. Rigor is needed in order to understand the subject, analyse the question given by the teacher. Rigor again when preparing one’s written answer, so as to stick to the topic, avoiding any drifting…