And the dreamers? Ah, the dreamers! They were and they are the true realists, we owe them the best ideas and the foundations of modern Europe(...). The first President of that Commission, Walter Hallstein, a German, said: "The abolition of the nation is the European idea!" - a phrase that dare today's President of the Commission, nor the current German Chancellor would speak out. And yet: this is the truth.
Ulrike Guérot & Robert Menasse
segunda-feira, julho 02, 2007
Open Your Eyes!
Many people has just had an eye-opening experience on a Dutch website about child abuse. Even in our Western nation, there are thousands living on the streets. Children who are physically abused. Children who are neglected. We are calling on everyone to not just consider this a matter for politicians and social workers. All of us need to open our eyes to the secret suffering of children. What about you?