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Modernity

The concept of modernity can be analysed from various points of view. A sociological perspective sees modernity as the historical era arising from feudal society’s profound transformation processes and that, starting with the Protestant Reformation, sees the emergence of the new bourgeoisie..

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Anti-semitism

The use of the expression anti-Semitism to indicate hostility towards the Jews – only the Jews and not as generally thought towards all “Semitic” people – dates back to the second half of the 19th Century, when the word, a neologism derived from linguistics, was spread throughout...

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The United Nations

The Organization of the United Nations is the largest international organisation and in fact includes almost all the states existing on the planet. There are currently 192 member states. The seat of the UN is in New York and the current Secretary General is the South Korean Ban Ki-Moon..

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The Mediterranean

Mediterranean: literally the sea in the middle of lands, a bordering sea, and linking these lands. This characteristic makes the Mediterranean a sea that does belong to all the countries overlooking it, but to none in particular, a shared sea, not available for becoming private property..

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Freedom

The philosophical justification of the idea of freedom is one of those enigmas all great philosophers have addressed, often concluding their imposing attempts by acknowledging the impossibility to access a firm Archimedean point placing freedom on a incontrovertible theoretical pedestal..

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25/10/2011
IT LIFE AND SOCIETY

The bipolar system of hatred that must be opposed through culture

Andrea Riccardi 19/10/2009
IT HISTORY

A great opportunity for the Muslim world

Andrea Riccardi 13/05/2008
IT MIGRATIONS

“Integration is not achieved with diggers”

Andrea Riccardi (Sant'Egidio), interviewed by Elisabetta Ambrosi 20/11/2007
IT INTERCULTURAL LEXICON

Mestizo

07/11/2006
IT AR HISTORY

Coexistence is an inevitable destiny

Andrea Riccardi 14/02/2007
IT AR LIFE AND SOCIETY

What we think, what we want

Reset Dialogues 16/11/2006
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