This is what I wrote to new contacts I created at the London Investor Show which I attended and presented at final Friday.
My aunt Penny Bernard is a somewhat controversial South African anthropologist identified for (to use a colonial term) ‘going native’ in the course of her investigation. She became a sangoma-a Zulu shaman -and started making use of her dreams and visions to guide her analysis. When I was in high college I took great interest in Penny’s adventures, accompanying her into some really uncommon circumstances. I watched her drinking blood out of the neck of a slaughtered cow in an initiation ceremony, and played guitar for her posse of Zulu mystics as they worked themselves into ecstatic trance-states.
Politicians and men and women employed by European institutions usually argue that we ought to have additional financial, fiscal and monetary integration in the European Union. They claim that this would inevitably lead to economic convergence amongst its member states, enabling poorer member states to catch up with the richer member states. As the European Commision puts it in a recent report: ‘A comprehensive EMU is not an finish in itself. It is a implies to develop a greater and fairer life for all citizens, to prepare the Union for future international challenges and to enable every single of its members to prosper’. And according to European Commission President Juncker, ‘the time has come to deepen European integration alternatively of re-introducing national divisions’.
Boston is an old city. It has meandering streets that were constructed long just before the motor vehicle was ever invented. Streets have no rhyme or explanation, and it could just be the most confusingly beautiful city in America. It’s historic roots offer extraordinary walks like the Freedom Trail, renowned buildings like Old North Church, and …Read More