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"You see things; and you say, 'Why?' But I dream things that never were; and I say, 'Why not?'"

- George Bernard Shaw, Irish playwright
 

Dalí ten Hove

Editor, Writer

Born in Amsterdam, raised in France, Dalí is Diaforlife’s youngest contributor. He completed the later part of his primary education at an international school, a period during which he developed a profoundly cosmopolitan outlook on human life, mixed with keen interests in socio-economic and environmental issues. He describes himself as ‘essentially nothing more than progressivist’, for which he deems the ingredients to be social-liberalism (or social democracy), cosmopolitanism and environmentalism. He is also a fervent Animal Rights supporter. Currently a student of International Politics & Economics at King’s College London, his primordial aim is to become a capable political thinker to help bridge the gap between the conservative forces of the developed world and the social needs of the developing – in a sustainable manner.

dtenhove@diaforlife.com

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Social Awareness

The Tragedy Of The Animals

When slaves yearned to be relieved from the oppression of their masters, it was they who staged a series of revolts, of active protests to disseminate… Read more
Self-Awareness

On Skepticism and Doubt: A Disclaimer

It’s been 6 months since I last wrote an article for this journal; that is quite a while, and my inactivity is no mere product of haphazard. I have been… Read more
Social Awareness

A brief thought on civil disobedience.

Civil disobedience is a slippery slope down into anarchy; it is thus utmost natural that, from the state's point of view, people cannot engage in it without… Read more
Social Awareness

Isn’t Democracy a little Undemocratic?

Democracy; funny concept is it not? Popular control, political equality. We make such a fuss about it! At home, different candidates whether individuals… Read more
Self-Awareness

Some sort of emptiness.

Whilst far detached from what is loosely termed spirituality, I do, as I am sure many others like me do too, yearn for more than existence offers.… Read more
Social Awareness

One day.

The end of history.  Read more
Sustainability

Making good (or at least not bad) use of reusable bags

Although Tim Minchin’s Canvas Bags (view video at bottom of article) might be considered a little too wacky, it does make a darn good point. Employing… Read more
Sustainability

Carbon Offsets: Polluting without Polluting?!

As determined by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) in their 2007 Fourth Assessment Report, worldwide temperatures are in fact rising… Read more
Sustainability

A little something called the Greenhouse Effect

If you choose to delve into the magnificent world of Diaforlife – a realm in which you will find a community of people actively cooperating for the betterment… Read more
Sustainability

Sustainability starts with you

Our time is that of scarcity. And thus of choice. The rapid depletion of natural, non-renewable resources poses a threat to sustainability: will… Read more