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Portrait of Marie-Olympe de Gouges, painted by Alexander Kucharsky (1741-1819), private collection

The French Revolution, the Declaration, and Olympe de Gouges’s Rights of Woman By Emily Sosolik   Homme, es-tu capable d’être juste ? C’est une femme qui t’en fait la question ; tu ne lui ôteras pas moins ce droit. Dis-moi ? Qui t’a donné le souverain empire d’opprimer mon sexe ? Ta force ? Tes […]

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Reading 24 February-2 March 2013 (ZiR) Fritz Tucker, Zeteo Assistant Editor [One in an ongoing series of posts. For the full series see Zeteo is Reading.] 27 February 2013 Sugata Mitra has just won the prize for the best TED talk of 2012. I must say that his talk on student-driven education is probably the most inspiring and […]

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Reading 24 February-2 March 2013 (ZiR) Fritz Tucker, Zeteo Assistant Editor [One in an ongoing series of posts. For the full series see Zeteo is Reading.] 27 February 2013 Sugata Mitra has just won the prize for the best TED talk of 2012. I must say that his talk on student-driven education is probably the most inspiring and […]

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July 26, 2018

A point of information... This book was translated as "A Fortnight in the Wilderness" and included as Appendix 2 in "Democracy In America: Historical-Critical Edition", edited by Eduardo Nolla. There this amazing text can be read in full. It is worth comparing the translation by James Schleifer to your own. In particular, the rendering of "désert" to "wilderness" is most intriguing.

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Reading 24 February-2 March 2013 (ZiR) Fritz Tucker, Zeteo Assistant Editor [One in an ongoing series of posts. For the full series see Zeteo is Reading.] 27 February 2013 Sugata Mitra has just won the prize for the best TED talk of 2012. I must say that his talk on student-driven education is probably the most inspiring and […]

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July 26, 2018

Thanks so much for this translation and excellent analysis.

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Reading 24 February-2 March 2013 (ZiR) Fritz Tucker, Zeteo Assistant Editor [One in an ongoing series of posts. For the full series see Zeteo is Reading.] 27 February 2013 Sugata Mitra has just won the prize for the best TED talk of 2012. I must say that his talk on student-driven education is probably the most inspiring and […]

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July 16, 2018

Thanks a lot, Steve. And, continuing the segue-ing, here's an old (and traditional) Gary Snyder poem I just came across yesterday: Seaman’s Ditty I’m wondering where you are now Married, or mad, or free: Wherever you are you’re likely glad, But memory troubles me. We could’ve had us children, We could’ve had a home— But you thought not, and I thought not, And these nine years we roam. Today I worked in the deep dark tanks, And climbed out to watch the sea: Gulls and salty waves pass by, And mountains of Araby. I’ve travelled the lonely oceans And wandered the...

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