Archive for October, 2009

Beginning of the end

Tuesday, October 27th, 2009

In the words of poet:

This is the way the Great Firewall ends
This is the way the Great Firewall ends
This is the way the Great Firewall ends (more…)

词语-习惯

Monday, October 26th, 2009

“一个人不能在瞬间改变这一切,但他至少可以改变自己的习惯。” – Orville (more…)

不溃

Friday, October 23rd, 2009

“精神活动是一种追寻、追索,是向着未知世界的出发,是将混沌的变为有秩序的、将混乱的变为有形式的,而不是急于找到一个安身之地。” (more…)

Power’s aesthetic generation

Wednesday, October 21st, 2009

“In the current case, national power is not solely constructed materially, but ontologically, and, more precisely, aesthetically. This aesthetic ontology anchors individuals to their nation, and it is this routinized stream of images that disciplines citizens and allows the politically powerful to continue the status-quo.” (more…)

近代史,专制与转型

Tuesday, October 20th, 2009

“努力追求民主的近代先贤们恐怕无论如何也想不到:进入21世纪的中国,不仅自由民主之花未能在中国大陆盛开,甚至连民主的普世价值都遭到了排斥!”
王铁群

Fifth Ave & 42nd Street

Monday, October 19th, 2009

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过去, 我来看你!

Returning to Notre Dame

Thursday, October 15th, 2009

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离开
归来

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同一个旅程
不同阶段

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生命不是
循环

Raining in Minneapolis

Wednesday, October 14th, 2009

Bad, bad traveling day.

Ostrom’s principles

Monday, October 12th, 2009

Vincent Ostrom:

“Humans overcome social dilemmas by creating institutions for collective action

Institutions for collective action that work with common pool resources exhibit small set of design principles.

Among these principles are clear boundaries, local norms not distant rules, mechanisms for changing rules, fair adjudication.” (more…)

迫生不若死

Monday, October 12th, 2009

“子华子曰:‘全生为上,亏生次之,死次之,迫生为下。’
故所谓尊生者,全生之谓。所谓全生者,六欲皆得其宜也。
所谓亏生者,六欲分得其宜也。亏生则于其尊之者薄矣。其亏弥甚者也,其尊弥薄。
所谓死者,无有所以知,复其未生也。”

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