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What does it mean to be a gentleman today?

gentleman

‘Gentleman’ is the literal translation from the French “gentilhomme”, meaning kind and gentle man. Was kindness really an attribute that was associated to gentlemen? It was so, initially. This trait was highlighted to distinguish oneself from other non-noble people who were portrayed as boorish and mean. A gentleman, unlike peasants, lived in the city. His ancestors were warriors but he…

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What is racism?

racism

There are at least two approaches when it comes to defining racism. The first one is believing in the existence of races within mankind, the second is believing the superiority of some races compared to others. Obviously, the second definition requires the acceptation of the first one. However, someone who believes in the existence of races doesn’t necessarily believe that some are superior…

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MMA : really Mixed Martial Arts?

It seems we became exposed in the recent years to the least respectful behaviours and most abject conducts in a sport known as MMA. How is it possible to let this subject be called “artist”? Is there any relationship between an artistic painter and an MMA fighter? Actually, it should have a meaning, because indeed, martial arts are artistic. They…

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