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Telos1 By Fondation de Malte
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This edition of Telos, published in 2006, focuses on Renewable Energy in Malta. TOC: > Renewable Energy in Malta > Turkey in Europe? This book forms part of the Fondation de Malte’s ... More > Telos series. The choice of Telos for the name of the series is inspired by the Fondation’s objective to contribute towards the achievement of stated aims, Telos being the Classical Greek word for finality. The Fondation de Malte was originally formed in 1998 through the inspiration of Mrs. Mercedes Busuttil and registered in Malta by Public Deed. The Fondation de Malte is an international NGO, based in Malta, dedicated to cultural affairs, environmental concerns, education and human rights. It acts through the organisation of seminars, conferences, courses and book publications.< Less
Telos1 By Fondation de Malte
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This edition of Telos, published in 2006, focuses on Renewable Energy in Malta. TOC: > Renewable Energy in Malta > Turkey in Europe? This book forms part of the Fondation de Malte’s ... More > Telos series. The choice of Telos for the name of the series is inspired by the Fondation’s objective to contribute towards the achievement of stated aims, Telos being the Classical Greek word for finality. The Fondation de Malte was originally formed in 1998 through the inspiration of Mrs. Mercedes Busuttil and registered in Malta by Public Deed. The Fondation de Malte is an international NGO, based in Malta, dedicated to cultural affairs, environmental concerns, education and human rights. It acts through the organisation of seminars, conferences, courses and book publications.< Less
Telos IV By Fondation de Malte
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In this edition of Telos, our contributors re-examine the problematique where the rights of future generations are upheld through responsible acts of the present generation. For human rights and... More > human duties should also be one of moral obligation from one person towards another. Peter Serracino Inglott opens this book with a thinkpiece on the rights of Future generations as the world becomes increasingly inter-connected. Olivier Godard looks at the legal difficulties in having real intergenerational equity. Salvino Busuttil looks at the concepts of human rights, human duties and human responsibilities. Claudio Zanghi examines the legal aspects of non-refoulement, with recent examples of its implementations. Eva Riollot examines the relationship of the changing urban landscape in the Mediterranean. Melanie Laudriec closes with an overview on the situation of the irregular migration Malta is subject to, as the southern border of the European Union.< Less
Telos IV By Fondation de Malte
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In this edition of Telos, our contributors re-examine the problematique where the rights of future generations are upheld through responsible acts of the present generation. For human rights and... More > human duties should also be one of moral obligation from one person towards another. Peter Serracino Inglott opens this book with a thinkpiece on the rights of Future generations as the world becomes increasingly inter-connected. Olivier Godard looks at the legal difficulties in having real intergenerational equity. Salvino Busuttil looks at the concepts of human rights, human duties and human responsibilities. Claudio Zanghi examines the legal aspects of non-refoulement, with recent examples of its implementations. Eva Riollot examines the relationship of the changing urban landscape in the Mediterranean. Melanie Laudriec closes with an overview on the situation of the irregular migration Malta is subject to, as the southern border of the European Union.< Less
Telos VII By Fondation de Malte
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Food (in)Security in the Mediterranean. Since 2007, the conjunction of the financial crisis and price hikes in animal feed, has led to corresponding increases in staple food products. Food security... More > has come to the forefront of discussions in many fora. The Mediterranean, once a breadbasket for many countries, has now become a consumer of new products, as modern tastes change, and, ironically, the Mediterranean Diet features less in its birthplace. Witnessing the Arab Spring, reminiscent of the French Revolution, reminds us starkly that technological progress notwithstanding, without basic access to food and amenities, we cannot really advance. How will food supplies be secured for current and future generations? And at what cost? And for how long? With a Foreword by Minister George Pullicino and articles by E.U. Commissioner John Dalli, Paolo De Castro, Cosimo Lacirignola,Sébastien Abis, Salvino Busuttil, Jean-Louis Rastoin, Justin Zahra and Vincent Dollé.< Less
From Telos to Technos By Jeffery J. Ventrella
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It is sometimes supposed that the great transformation our global culture is currently experiencing is an “information revolution” springing from rapidly developing technology, but this... More > verdict is both superficial and short-sighted. Technology is indeed rapidly changing — and changing our culture with it — but these changes pale before the worldview changes that parallel them. In this booklet, Jeffery J. Ventrella argues that the retreat from Christian truth in the West has paved the way for prioritizing Technos (What can man do?) and subordinating or eliminating Telos (What is man for?), the latter paradigm rooted in Christian truth shaping Western civilization until modern times. This reversal has manufactured a utilitarian view of humanity. Ironically, under the impulse of radical autonomy and the desire to liberate and exalt humanity, it ends in degrading him to nothing more than a commodity.< Less
Grandma's Telos Boxes of Wishes By Nancy Skalla
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Grandma's Telos Boxes of Wishes offers hope to any child dealing with pain, sadness, or anger. Hope comes from their own visual imagery as they find a spot, within a Telos Box, to send their personal... More > pain. The story, with its rich illustrations, acts as a self-help prompt. The power within a child's own mind works with their body for healing and happiness.< Less
Grandma's Telos Boxes of Wishes By Nancy Skalla
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Grandma's Telos Boxes of Wishes offers hope to any child dealing with pain, sadness, or anger. Hope comes from their own visual imagery as they find a spot, within a Telos Box, to send their personal... More > pain. The story, with its rich illustrations, acts as a self-help prompt. The power within a child's own mind works with their body for healing and happiness.< Less
Telos Volume III By Fondation de Malte
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In this edition of Telos we have asked distinguished contributors to offer articles inspired from the “annus mirabilis” of 1989 and linked to their own personal and professional... More > experiences.Salvino Busuttil examines the recent credit crunch in the perspective of Marx’s vision of the end of capitalism. Janos Bogardi recounts his escape from Hungary into the West and the significance of 1989 to him. Jean-Pierre Massué explains the changes in East-West technological cooperation in the build-up to 1989 and its aftermath. Giovanni Bonello relates his experiences at the European Court of Human Rights following the ratification of the European Convention on Human Rights by nearly all the Eastern Block. Awni Behnam takes a look at the changes in UNCTAD and at reinvesting in international institutions. Finally, Karol Vasak analyses the changes in Central and Eastern Europe post-1989 and underlines the importance of not forgetting the memory of the past.< Less
Michel Teló - Ai Se Eu Te Pego By C. Duthel
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From his early years, Teló has dedicated his life to music. His artistic career began in 1987 when, as a six-year-old, he made ​​his first solo performance in his school choir,... More > singing a piece by Roberto Carlos and Erasmo Carlos. At 10, his musical talent blossomed when his father gave him an accordion. At the age of 12, upon encouragement by neighbors, school friends and his brothers, he formed a young band for playing traditional music, which was called "Guri" and served to strengthen Teló taste in music in a professional organized manner. He was the band's lead singer. Besides his love for the harmonica, Michel also took piano lessons for five years. He was also dancer and played the accordion, harmonica and guitar.< Less

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