This is not a Diary
Author: Bauman ZygmuntLanguage: Anglais
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These timely meditations by one of the most perceptive social thinkers of our time will appeal to a wide range of readers.
On the sense and senselessness of diary–keeping; On the usefulness of fighting windmills; On virtual eternity; On farming words; On superpower, superbroke; On averages; On multi–tasking; On the blind leading the impotent; On Gypsies and democracy; On fading trust and blooming arrogance; On the right to be angry
On the right to get richer; On many cultures, and one cover–up; On don′t say you haven′t been warned; On the quandaries of believing; On Cervantes, father of humanities; On one more war of attrition, A.D. 2010–?
On why Americans see no light at the end of the tunnel
On the war to end wars; On hurting flies and killing people; Jerusalem vs. Athens revisited; On why students are restless again; On respect and scorn; On some (not all!) of my idiosyncrasies; On the new looks of inequality; On re–socializing the social; On the friends you have and friends you think you have; On the front pages and other pages; On (selected) quandaries; On whether "democracy" still means anything, and in case it does, what is it?
On The Angel of History, reincarnated...; On finding consolation in unexpected places; On the growth: do we need it?; On sustainability: this time, of social democracy; On consumption getting richer and the planet poorer; On justice, and how to know it is there; On internet, anonymity and irresponsibility; On collateral damages and casualties of cuts; On one of many pages torn out from the history of democratic crusade; On immoral axes and moral axmen; On Berlusconi, and on Italy; On keeping him in by being kept out; On people in the streets
On glocalization coming of age; On what to do with the young; On the not–for–anybody virtues; On blessings and curses of not–taking–sides; On human tsunami, and thereafter; On the bottoms beneath the bottoms; On being out inside, and inside but out; On miracles, and not quite miracles; On Facebook, intimacy, and extimacy; On building fortresses under siege; On American Dream: time for obituaries?
On H. G. Wells′, and mine, last dream and testament