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Thursday, 14 August 2014

E=mc2 chapter 17 May your chains sit lightly upon you

Here it is the chapter 17 "May your chains sit lightly upon you".
The various declinations of the de-institutionalisation principles, (concept of flexicurity; right based approach...) gain open new perspectives by fixing the prerequisites for a cultural change to start from within the inner world.
In his book "I fought the law", Dan Kieran wrote that «… the whole point of rights is that they are ours to begin with…»
Years ago I was in Florence when I read a stencil quoting an impressive speech from Samuel Adams:
«…if ye love wealth better than liberty, the tranquillity of servitude more than the animated counsels of freedom, go from us in peace. We ask not your counsels or arms. Crouch down & lick the hands which feed you. May your chains sit lightly upon you, & may posterity forget that you were our countrymen…»
If any care-worker is confident enough to read these lines in front of a mirror without blushing for embarrassment, then probably the job has been done honestly ...

Because of the midsummer holiday, the chapter 18 "The later, the louder" will be available on Monday the 18th.
As part of the entire working paper, this chapter is as well available in free download under Creative Commons BY-NC-ND (Attribution, Noncommercial, No Derivative).

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