Tag : Society/politics

Are we living through a new ‘Fin de Siècle’?

The 'Fin de Siècle' was about replacing one set of values with another

At the turn of the century, as now, there was an increasing dissatisfaction with existing social and political arrangements

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What is the point of the avant garde?

The avant garde can be shocking, but it is not a deliberate attempt to shock

In all fields, fossilisation sets in if new approaches are not tried

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Why I welcome China’s ‘awakening’

I welcome the increasing global influence of China

The country is still a Confucian society based on the values of harmony and learning.

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