Monthly Archives: April 2015

The Leiden Resolution

What can make a small nation great? Today Dutch people celebrate King’s Day. The Netherlands is a very small (34 000 sq km), relatively crowded (16 million population) country with practically no natural resources. Looking at its resources, you would … Continue reading

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This Moment is as precious … as any Moment of Eternity

Sunday afternoon in The Hague

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From Generation to Generation: Values transferred.

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Dignity Beyond Power

RUDYARD KIPLING If— If you can keep your head when all about you Are losing theirs and blaming it on you, If you can trust yourself when all men doubt you, But make allowance for their doubting too; If you … Continue reading

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Forgive Me, Adi

A Syrian child – Adi Hudea, is pictured ‘surrendering’ after mistaking a camera for a gun. Dear Adi, Unlike you, my granddaughter always smiles happily when she looks at a camera. Forgive me, Adi, forgive me and my colleagues all … Continue reading

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