The gift can be a symptom of tyranny

“…a gift that cannot be rejected is not a gift, but a symptom of tyranny”. MA

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Albanian Language - Ecclesiastical Pressures and Language Politics

“(…) the contradicting motivations of political contradistinction, Enlightenment propagation, Orthodox evangelism, ecclesiastical confrontation, and missionary counteraction lead inadvertently to a boundary work of the social reorganisation of linguistic and cultural difference.” A. Doja

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Stalin, Hitler, Putin, Le Pen

And always the populist autocrat boasts of being the son or daughter of the people: Stalin, Hitler, Putin, Le Pen, it’s always the same tagline, I am one of you, I defend you against the forces of money, I am the people. The people only exist at the most burning moments of history – revolts, refusal of occupation, the celebration of victories: for the rest, they are the lever of dictators, terrorists, and national populists. In free countries, it is a sum of sovereign citizens who, let us hope, will not be mistaken next Sunday.

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