Yasmina Khadra: Le Discernement!

Qu’est-ce qui peut prévenir l’extrémisme dans une famille, une communauté ou une société? Quel est l’antidote?

Le discernement! C’est l’unique antidote. Le DISCERNEMENT. Et pour qu’il y ait discernement, il faudrait une vigilance intellectuelle, une ouverture sur la culture de l’autre, une transcendance saine et persévérante.

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11 Writers Whose Works Inspired World Change

by Wanda Waterman The Voice Magazine, Volume 22 Issue 20 2014-05-16 “I definitely believe that art is the best way to produce social change.” – Pedro Reyes It’s a balancing act. The socially aware artist runs the risk of sabotaging her art and even appearing annoyingly self-righteous. And after all, isn’t a little “art-for-art’s sake” necessary to the production of good art? Harriet Beecher Stowe wrote Uncle Tom’s Cabin, one of the most popular books in the United States in the 19th century (second only to the Bible). The book sparked an unquenchable national passion to end slavery by humanizing … Continue reading 11 Writers Whose Works Inspired World Change