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The civilisation of stock versus the civilisation of flow


We are witnessing various changes in thinking patterns. Over the last decade, we have witnessed an acceleration of these changes made possible by technology. What is the nature of these changes? Can they simply be grouped around a general idea towards which everyone would converge? Changes can be observed at all levels of our societies: professional, economic, technical, aesthetic, etc.…


What does it mean to be a gentleman today?


‘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…