The terminus of Onfray – Liberation

Media philosopher and furious, Michel Onfray creates a magazine which will be called Popular Front. Truly misleading reference: nothing to do with the summer of 1936, Leon Blum or reformist socialism. “We must read separately” Front “and” popular “”, said Onfray, which we understand very quickly. It is in fact a question of bringing together […]

Coronavirus, the moment of truth for WHO

Despite a program displayed as long as the arm concerning a number of health issues, the 73e assembly of the World Health Organization (WHO), which opens virtually this Monday, May 18 for two days, will have only one concern: “Covid, Covid, Covid”, underlines the organization’s headquarters in Geneva. In reality, WHO is playing big for […]

Industrial revolution: the roots of exceptional growth

How to explain the spectacular growth of the European economy from the end of the XVIIIe century? Why in Europe, and not elsewhere? These are the questions, essential but worn out after being asked, that the American historian Joel Mokyr tackles. His main idea is that “The explosion of technical progress in the West has […]

Richard Mervyn Hare, ethics at heart

Said law or guillotine de Hume does not cut heads: only undue conclusions or inferences. Those who move from “what is” to “what must be”, from what describes a fact (Paul is a doctor) in what is an imperative or a prescription (Anna must close the window). This “cut” is not so simple. May Paul […]

“The risk is that some kind of institutional scientific truth is imposed”

For her, it is necessarily a sweet revenge. After the H1N1 flu pandemic in 2009, Roselyne Bachelot had been widely criticized politically and made fun of by many comedians for her famous order of 94 million doses of vaccines, which were very little used in the end. Today, Roselyne Bachelot appears as the minister who […]

Does France practice nearly 300,000 tests per week, as Olivier Véran claims?

Hello While the government has set itself the objective of carrying out 700,000 weekly tests as of May 11, you are asking us about the number of tests currently carried out in France, and the statements made by the Minister of Health, who mentioned, Thursday on LCI, 280,000 screenings last week. On the only public […]

“The Child Executioners”, a bad seed of hate

The purpose of this book is “An excruciating story in which little boys between the ages of two (!) And twelve kill, torture, assault or eviscerate corpses, burn them or throw them into the river”. Thus in Toulon, in 1562, a Huguenot was dragged, still alive, then stoned and burned by the children of the […]