Archive for January, 2011

Can you kill with music?

Life and death, the Eros and Thanatos, or what you choose to feel within the duality of music?
Arvo Pärt: “You can kill people with sound”.
I also very much like the idea which Björk chose to express as “a music which gives space to the listener”.

Björk interviews Arvo Pärt
for the BBC program ‘Modern Minimalists’ (1997).

2 comments January 20th, 2011

Did you say “Euromess”?

In his 12 January’s article in the IHT, Paul Krugman gives us – Europeans – an interesting reflection/reflexion on/of our current Euro/European issues. The Euro as protection shield during the crisis? Certainly; and yet a double-edged sword it seems…

Can Europe Be Saved?
Paul Krugman
IHT, 12 Janaury 2011

Add comment January 15th, 2011

Does progress really help?

Amis francophones,
Amis fans de Philippe Bouvard,
Je ne résiste pas à l’envie de partager avec vous le dernier Bloc-Notes de Bouvard (1ère partie au moins):

LeFig_Bouvard_xii-2010
Et oui, chaque élément de soi-disant progrès ne porte-t-il pas en lui une sorte de pas en arrière?

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