“Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine Is a Colonial War” – Timothy SNYDER

We speak to Yale University historian Timothy Snyder about his latest article for The New Yorker, "The War in Ukraine Is a Colonial War." https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7d21K_csDds Snyder writes about the colonial history that laid the foundations for the Russian war in Ukraine, such as Russia's imperial vision and how leaders including Hitler and Stalin have aimed… Continue lendo “Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine Is a Colonial War” – Timothy SNYDER

How to build an authoritarian regime (and how to stop one) — Timothy SNYDER

People are overwhelmed by new ideas brought upon by new technologies. Could new media—like the internet—ruin the world before rebuilding it? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z_fcX6zIu44 Get ready for a rocky century: there was 150 years after the book was invented before the Great Enlightenment. Timothy Snyder is the Levin Professor of History at Yale University and the author… Continue lendo How to build an authoritarian regime (and how to stop one) — Timothy SNYDER

“Ivan Ilyin: the fascist philosopher behind Vladimir Putin’s information warfare” – Timothy SNYDER | Big Think

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s31VFwO-6u0 Some ideas lie dormant for decades, and such is the case with Russian philosopher Ivan Ilyin, whose anti-communist stance got him—along with about 160 other intellectuals—expelled from Soviet Russia in 1922 aboard the 'philosopher's ship'. So who was Ilyin, and why has Russia's President Vladimir Putin breathed new life into his writings more than… Continue lendo “Ivan Ilyin: the fascist philosopher behind Vladimir Putin’s information warfare” – Timothy SNYDER | Big Think

“Ensaio herético sobre a atualidade da gnose” (Otávio Velho)

Horizontes Antropológicos, Porto Alegre, ano 4, n. 8, p. 34-52, jun. 1998 Resumo: O objetivo desta comunicação é sugerir o interesse para os estudiosos da religião em examinar a hipótese da atualidade da gnose (ou do gnosticismo) a partir de recentes trabalhos do escritor Harold Bloom. Ao mesmo tempo, trata de colocar as possibilidades levantadas… Continue lendo “Ensaio herético sobre a atualidade da gnose” (Otávio Velho)