December 29, 2014

December 28, 2014

Preşedintele Consiliului de Etică al Universităţii Bucureşti despre plagiat, cazul Olguţa Vasilescu, etc.

"de ce un demnitar care se poate afla într-o situaţie de malpraxis academic nu poate fi subiectul examinării la universitatea care i-a acordat titlul de doctor? De altfel, faptul că universitatea poate propune acordarea titlului, dar nu poate retrage titlul este, după mine, o …ciudăţenie." (Marian Popescu,  Preşedintele Consiliului de Etică al Universităţii Bucureşti despre plagiat, regulile care se aplică demnitarilor plagiatori şi cazul Olguţa Vasilescu - Adevarul.ro )
Bineinteles ca universitatea in cauza ar avea dreptul, intr-o lume academica normala (nepolitizata, in care principiile autonomiei universitare sunt functionale si respectate) sa examineze independent cazurile de plagiat si sa retraga titlul daca este necesar, fara ingerinta comitetelor, comisiilor si/sau grupurilor de interes guvernamental/ministerial - incluzind probabil si grupuri extinse de nepoti biologici sau partinici, c-asa "da bine" pe la noi... de ni se duce buhul.

December 26, 2014

Impresionant: iepuri de laborator fac primii pasi in libertate

Impresionant - Rabbits Rescued from Laboratory Experiments Take First Steps of Freedom. Libertatea, bucuria si increderea (pe care le tirim in noroi ori de cite ori abuzam un animal) nu pot fi monopoluri ale fiintei umane. In comparatie cu imensitatea rece, un astfel de iepure valoreaza cit mii de galaxii, ca sa parafrazez o persoana notabila. Chiar si o funza in bataia vintului de toamna.


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December 25, 2014

C. S. Lewis - The Nativity

The Nativity
by C.S. Lewis

Among the oxen (like an ox I’m slow)
I see a glory in the stable grow
Which, with the ox’s dullness might at length
Give me an ox’s strength.


Among the asses (stubborn I as they)
I see my Savior where I looked for hay;
So may my beast like folly learn at least
The patience of a beast.


Among the sheep (I like a sheep have strayed)
I watch the manger where my Lord is laid;
Oh that my baaing nature would win thence
Some woolly innocence!


Video clip: The Creatures of the Field
Art Garfunkel and Amy Grant (Album: "The Animals' Christmas")

Prayers and Blessings for Pets and Animals

Superb: Sinead O'Connor - Silent night

December 24, 2014

A Loan From God


 
Whoever lost a beloved pet will understand...
Via Archimandrite Nektarios Harding 
(author - unknown)
Link to source
 
Four years passed yesterday from the day when Nana died...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
A Loan From God

God promised at the birth of time,
A special friend to give,
His time on earth is short, he said,
So love him while he lives.

It may be six or seven years,
Or twelve or then sixteen,
But will you, till I call him back,
Take care of him for me?

A wagging tail and cold wet nose,
And silken velvet ears,
A heart as big as all outdoors,
To love you through the years.

His puppy ways will gladden you,
And antics bring a smile,
As guardian or friend he will,
Be loyal all the while.

He'll bring his charms to grace your life,
And though his stay be brief,
When he's gone the memories,
Are solace for your grief.

I cannot promise he will stay,
Since all from earth return,
But lessons only a dog can teach,
I want you each to learn.

Whatever love you give to him,
Returns in triple measure,
Follow his lead and gain a life,
Brim full of simple pleasure.

Enjoy each day as it comes,
Allow your heart to guide,
Be loyal and steadfast in love,
As the dog there by your side.

Now will you give him all your love,
Nor think the labor vain,
Nor hate me when I come to call,
To take him back again?

I fancy each of us would say,
"Dear Lord, thy will be done,
For all the joy this dog shall bring,
The risk of grief we'll run.

"We'll shelter him with tenderness,
We'll love him while we may,
And for the happiness we've known,
Forever grateful stay.

"But shall the angels call for him,
Much sooner than we've planned,
We'll brave the bitter grief that comes,
And try to understand."

December 22, 2014

Rusinea nationala Lia Olguta Vasilescu, abuzatoare de animale si plagiatoare

Mare suporter al legii uciderii, abuzatoare de animale, de o stupizenie incredibila si un tupeism rar intilnit (reflectat si in insultele la adresa romanilor din strainatate), rusinea nationala din fotoliul de primar al Craiovei, Olguta Vasilescu, este acum suspecta si de abuz al eticii academice, fiind acuzata de plagiat de catre Comisia de Etică a Universității din București, care a sesizat Consiliul National de Etica in acest sens.

Iarasi?!! Recurenta á la PSD?... 
Quo Vadis, politicieni?

Uff...escrocii astia... they just keep popping up! :-))) SARMANA NOASTRA TARISOARA!...

Ioan Spânu in Cotidianul.ro:
"Un plagiat cu metodă: jumătate furt, jumătate citat"

December 21, 2014

Brooklyn, NY: o pisica eroina trece de cinci ori, prin flacari, pentru pui...

Pisica mama trece de cinci ori prin flacari, salvandu-si astfel puii dintr-o cladire incendiata in Brooklyn, New York. Sursa fotografiei - FB

Comentariu pe facebook (Nu Grupului extremist IREC):
 Asta in timp ce fam. Anghel si-a neglijat copiii. Oare care sunt adevaratii eroi?

Seal & Jeff Beck - "Like A Rolling Stone"

O superba interpretare a capodoperei lui Bob Dylan -

Federal judge rules gray wolf hunt illegal, places animal back on endangered species list

NEWS: Federal judge rules gray wolf hunt illegal, places animal back on endangered species list (December 19, 2014 - Star Tribune). Read the full story HERE

December 19, 2014

Crestinism, scepticism si dialog: in the Matrix & back

Acest dialog este foarte dificil, pe undeva este precum intrarea in "Matrix" - in care jocul se face dupa regulile "programului" necrutator, care te va chestiona imediat despre cruzimea ce s-a intimplat si se intampla in natura independent de constiinta umana (putem sa negam asta, insa se va deschide alt "can of worms"). Da, in "tribunalul" matricii poti folosi cuvinte ca "sufletul omului", "dragostea lui Dumnezeu" insa in cadrul numitului dialog, care se desfasoara analitic, acestea devin concepte. De aceea e greu, se joaca pe teren strain. Inefabilul nu se poate pune in termeni analitici. Cel putin nu direct. Insa inefabilul ne poate stimula creativitatea si ne poate inspira in formularea unor argumente chiar in acel spatiu. Nu e imposibil, insa trebuie pledat atent si indelung numai ca sa ai sansa sa construiesti un caz impotriva "monismului materialist", in favoarea "dualismului" materie-minte. Odata ce am ajuns acolo, cu o varietate de argumente teiste formulate in cheie patristica, iconica, apofatica (asa cum bine se precizeaza aici) insa, iarasi, patristicul nu se bucura de o consideratie speciala in "matrix" (ce-i drept nici de ostilitate apriori, in cadrul unei matrici "serioase", altfel poate fi usor biruita), trebuie gasita o simulare speciala, un program care sa functioneze quasi-patristic. Nu suna prea bine, insa o speranta sta in faptul ca "Matrix"-ul nu este un "matrix-masina" ca in film, ci un sistem de gandire creat de oameni, in care se poate spera (desi aici s-ar replica cum ca asta merge pentru ambele tabere de oameni). Partea cea mai sublima: ii lasam sa castige. Sacrificiul, ca in demonstratia prin reducere la absurd. Admitand ca aveti o "theory of everything", atunci are un caracter contingent (putea fi altfel dar nu este), si deci.... Ei... devine obositor, nu trebuie stat prea mult in matrix :-)  (M.C. - fragment dintr-un comentariu pe FB)

December 15, 2014

Necesitatea stoparii legii uciderii si a fraudei banului public cu asa zisele eutanasii

In data de 12.12.2014, a avut loc un nou protest international, cu epicentrul la Bruxelles. Oameni din intreaga lume au protestat la Bruxelles, in timp ce in Romania s-au strans activisti din mai multe orase ale tarii pentru a solicita stoparea uciderii cainilor si sanctionarea celor care au fraudat banul public cu asa zisele eutanasii. La protestul din Bucuresti s-a citit un Manifest al OAMENILOR civilizati prin care s-au mentionat cele mai bune masuri de rezolvare a problemei cainilor abandonati. Toate cele 10 masuri trebuie aplicate concomitent, astfel incat banii fraudati sa fie recuperati de la cei care i-au furat cu eutanasiile pe hartie, iar banii sa fie directionati catre sterilizari, microcipari si inregistrari gratuite. Atata timp cat sunt bani de fraudat, exista si fonduri pentru a fi directionate spre masuri reale, eficiente si umane. Sursa: NU grupului extremist IREC - Facebook.

12.12.2014 - Protest impotriva uciderii cainilor - Manifestul OAMENILOR civilizati din Romania

December 5, 2014

Appeal of the Intergroup for Animal Welfare and Conservation to the new President of Romania

News Flash from Brussels / 12/03/2014

Appeal of the Intergroup for Animal Welfare and Conservation to the new President of Romania, Mr Klaus Iohannis

By the initiative of MEP Stefan B. Eck the second official letter from Brussels was sent to Bucharest on 27.11.2014 by Janusz Wojciechowski (president of the Intergroup) on behalf of the more than 80 MEPs who are members of this group. A written appeal to end the cruel stray dog killings to the newly elected head of state of Romania.

This appeal is another milestone in the "roadmap" of MEP Eck, as he can now count on the support of more than 100 parliamentarians decided to spoke out against the ongoing murders of stray dogs!

Meanwhile, MEP Eck pursues his work for the straydogs. A visit to Bucharest early 2015 is already scheduled.


SOURCE: Facebook, Stefan Bernhard Eck MEP

World's Oldest Art Identified in Half-Million-Year-Old Zigzag (National Geographic)

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC: World's Oldest Art Identified in Half-Million-Year-Old Zigzag 
Our Homo erectus ancestors may have been smarter and more creative than we thought.
Ageōmétrētos mēdeìs eisítō.
"Let no one untrained in geometry enter."
- Motto over the entrance to Plato's Academy...