There is a set of rules that has grown up among nations to govern their relations with one another. It is called the law of nations or international law. International law is based on the idea that nations in time of peace should do each other as much good as possible and in time of […]
Science is the search for truth – it is not a game in which one tries to beat his opponent, to do harm to others. We need to have the spirit of science in international affairs, to make the conduct of international affairs the effort to find the right solution, the just solution of international […]
The global importance of the Middle East is that it keeps the Far East and the Near East from encroaching on each other.
We expect them (Salvadoran officials) to work toward the elimination of human rights.
Contrary to what Jacques Chirac maintained, globalization is not a “cultural steamroller.” It is and always has been an engine of enrichment. Think, for example, how the French artistic sensibility was revitalized by the discovery – or rather fuller knowledge – of Japanese painting afforded at the end of the nineteenth century, or by the […]
Cultural cross-fertilizations are indifferent to political antagonisms. It was during the first half of the seventeenth century, when France and Spain were frequently at war, that the creative influence of Spanish literature on the French was particularly marked. The eighteenth century, which saw repeated conflict between France and England, was also the period when the […]
As long as we can keep our international relations in the realm of conference rather than open conflict, we are giving truth more time to vindicate itself. And what we ourselves need is more faith in the power of truth.
We at Ford Motor Company look at a world map without any boundaries… We are a multinational company. And when we approach a government that doesn’t like the U.S., we always say: “Who do you like? Britain? Germany? We carry a lot of flags. We export from every country.”
Human beings though divided into different races and countries, still have a sort of oneness. We see this in the natural feelings of love and pity people generally have for others, even for strangers. So each Government, though separate from others, thinks of itself at the same time a part of the human race. Countries […]
Humans are not in control of the web; the memes are.