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Faith & Honour: Catholicism VS Protestantism

No matter what religion you belong to, Esteemed Readers, it is impossible to comprehend the historical processes that happened in Europe before the French Revolution without penetrating into the subject of the Catholic-Protestant conflict. Unfortunately, the majority of historians, especially … Continue reading

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Royal Meal III: Easter Menu

Esteemed Readers, Happy Easter! On this occasion I would like to present you a curious menu, (please, take into account that the number of dishes was meant for a big company, not for only one person), that was typical for … Continue reading

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Homage to Saturn & Happy New Year!

Another calendar cycle is almost over. So, let’s honour Saturn, god of Time, for all the best & the worst 2017 has given to us, for all the difficulties, restrictions, unbearable situations he has placed us into, because they form our … Continue reading

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Real Friends…Or Rare Friends?

  The Cambridge Dictionary defines a friend as ‘a person who you know well and who you like a lot, but who is usually not a member of your family‘ or as ‘someone who is not your enemy and who … Continue reading

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Victims of General Education

I wonder why the 1st September hasn’t become yet an official celebration of John Amos Comenius, the author of “The Great Dedactic”, & the father of schooling as we know it. Without doubts his approach & the method were very … Continue reading

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Good Stories Never End

Everything appears from Nothing. Light comes from Darkness. Death transforms into Life. Lies are reasons of Truth.War sows Peace. Despair is followed by Hope. Ugliness produces Beauty. Grief leads to Happiness. Ignorance is prosperity of Wisdom. Loneliness gives us friends & … Continue reading

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Love Should Remain Courtois

Love is a gift of God. It’s far more complicated & elevated condition than we believe in, connected but not obsessed to the material world. Antoine de Furetiére in his famous Dictionaire (1690) asserts: “LOVE is passion of a soul … Continue reading

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