About Andreas Thut

Wants content and technology to become a perfect match. Loves text, photography, gadgets and history.

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  • Andreas shared from The Proud Tower: A Portrait of the World Before the War, 1890-1914 by Barbara Tuchman
    What the Fabian Society wanted was Socialism without Marx or revolution, something like Macbeth without murder—an
    Note: Barbara Tuchman, bless her.
  • Andreas shared from The Proud Tower: A Portrait of the World Before the War, 1890-1914 by Barbara Tuchman
    In proof Kropotkin evolved his theory of “mutual aid” to show that Anarchism had a scientific basis in the laws of nature. Darwin’s thesis, he argued, had been perverted by capitalist thinkers. Nature was not, in fact, red in tooth and claw nor animated by the instinct of each living thing to survive at the cost of its fellow but, on the contrary, by the instinct of each to preserve the species through “mutual assistance.” He drew examples from the ants and the bees and from wild horses and cattle—who form a ring when attacked by wolves—and from the communal field and village life...
  • Andreas shared from The Book that Made Your World: How the Bible Created the Soul of Western Civilization by Vishal Mangalwadi
    Sunsets are spectacular. People revel in them. Sunsets also tell us that it is time to light our lamps. Many cultures that followed the West into brilliant modernity are now dusting off their rusty lamps.
    Note: While the West sunsets, other cultures dust off their rusty lamps. Well put by @drmangalwadi.
  • Andreas shared from The Book that Made Your World: How the Bible Created the Soul of Western Civilization by Vishal Mangalwadi
    An important finding of the CPI is that the least corrupt countries are the Protestant countries—that is, secular nations whose cultures were shaped decisively by the Bible. The only exception is Singapore, a tiny city-state.*
    Note: The impact of protestantism on how corrupt a nation is.
  • Andreas shared from Web Analytics 2.0: The Art of Online Accountability and Science of Customer Centricity by Avinash Kaushik
    The survey that pop’s up in the middle of a Visitor’s session is increasingly falling by the wayside because of negative customer perceptions and better technologies, such as Ajax, to deliver the survey invite experience.
    Note: Here's a juicy apostrophe mistake for you in a big time bestseller, @juliebee.
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