Tag Archives: france

The Tricolore

Ah, the French flag, blue, white and red. But which shades of blue and red? Apparently this changed in 1974 and President Macron has just recently switched it back. In some cases. (Youtube) And, depending on your monitor or phone … Continue reading

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Posthumous marriage

I just found out that France allows, under certain conditions, posthumous marriages. This came about due to the tragedy following the collapse of the Malpasset Dam, which killed hundreds of people. The fiancé of one of the men killed pleaded … Continue reading

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Weak identities

My heart goes to the French people. And: This is such a clear illustration of why you simply have to have principles and values that are universally applicable. You can justify *anything*, no matter how horrific, through appeals to wounded … Continue reading

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Good thing the Germans have so many solar panels

Just think how this would look if they didn’t. But at least they are cheaper than the French, right? No. Safer? No, France is using nuclear power where Germany is using coal.

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