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Jacob Gelt Dekker
By Edition On Tuesday, November 15th, 2016
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“The sky is falling. The sky is falling!!!”

If you have not heard it from Evangelists, then most likely from Jihadist Muslims, and more recently from American Democrats. Undeniably, Fascism is gaining on Socialism in the world, or rather, global humanism. More...

Jacob Gelt Dekker
By Edition On Wednesday, November 9th, 2016
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A turn on humanism

With disbelieve, we witnessed how tens of thousands of young European Muslim men and women joined the barbaric world of ISIS. How could it be that those who were born and raised in western Europe, and benefitted More...

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By Edition On Monday, November 7th, 2016
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The Myth of Curaçao

The myth of Curacao as an independent, or autonomous nation, a shared imagination of its population, is faltering. After its formation on 10-10-10, political leaders called for nation building, which initially led More...

Jacob Gelt Dekker
By Edition On Monday, October 31st, 2016
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Halloween, 31 October 1517

Corruption in the Catholic Church was so endemic that it was even possible to bribe one's way directly into heaven and jump lingering souls out of purgatory, no matter the seriousness of sins, by paying for a free More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, October 26th, 2016
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From dogmas to human happiness

Till the 1960's the purpose of man's life in the West was "to glorify God and enjoy Him forever." After the '60's, following Nietzsche's prediction, God died. The new purpose in life shifted to "pursuit of happiness." More...

Jacob Gelt Dekker
By Edition On Monday, October 24th, 2016
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Work and wealth

Rapidly changing technologies, its economies and job markets pose new challenges for all workers. Special wisdom is required of today’s politicians who are supposed to shape the future wealth of the young generations. More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, October 19th, 2016
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Gay loving Hurricane Matthew

Curacao’s PS-politician, Winnie Raveneau informed the Community that she had communication with her God. Supposedly, Hurricane Matthew blew over the island and the effects, or lack thereof, was her God’s response More...

Jacob Gelt Dekker
By Edition On Monday, October 17th, 2016
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Power slip

The proposed new government coalition is a mirror image of similar administrations, ten, fifteen and twenty years ago. Even some of the faces of the past, aged and well wrinkled by now, are part of the new present. More...

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By Edition On Friday, October 14th, 2016
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15% richer

Recently, urban planners, mathematicians and Google’s mass data research teams came to a conclusion that “a city twice as large as its neighbor is likely to be 15% richer.” And a city that doubles its population More...

Jacob Gelt Dekker
By Edition On Monday, October 10th, 2016
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From Consumption to Production

The new Cabinet has a very simple and straightforward task; to increase the wealth and well-being of the people of the island. Unfortunately, for the last 25 years, none of the previous governments of Curacao managed More...