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About tegis

This blog belongs to Carl-Mikael A. Teglund - tegis. Swedish emigrant with a heart for languages, philosophy, history, and politics (classical liberalism in the European tradition). Go ahead and look, read, or listen. I'm sure you will find it interesting.

Nog med reklamskräp – nu skaffar jag en skylt!!

På tio år har svenskarnas syn på reklam rasat till bottennivåer. 2005 hade 44 procent en positiv inställning, i dag är samma siffra 18 procent, visar en ny undersökning från Novus. Mest ”störande” är reklam i mobilappar och på videotjänsten … Continue reading

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Vergesst Es Nie – In commemoration of the Kristalnacht and the Holocaust!

Tonight we commemorate the Kristalnacht, which took place 1938 on this date. It started off because of a German diplomat got shot by a Jew in Paris and Hitler called for retribution – and then the German Jews had to … Continue reading

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In Iceland (and some thoughts regarding the Nordic speech community)

OK, I am in Iceland and the past week has been pretty hectic. The flight went OK and also my short stay in Copenhagen, where I took part in the board for language understanding within the Nordic Council of Ministers … Continue reading

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Geeking out ’bout a geek movie

If you truly are a real geek, you notice (and care about) these goofs in the new upcoming Facebook movie – The Social Network. It hasn’t come to Sweden yet, but I think I will watch it in Reykjavik by … Continue reading

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P-Floyd! <3

Went on a concert yesterday with the Swedish Pink Floyd cover band P-Floyd. It was magical!

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Free Xiaobo!!

The global left is pissed off. China is pissed off. The Vatican is pissed off. I’m ever so proud of the Nobel Prize Committee. 😛 Democracy activist and dissident Liu Xiaobo received the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize. Or received and … Continue reading

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Tutu is retiring

South African priest and human rights activist Desmond Tutu is finally retired. “In the end the perpetrators of injustice or oppression, the ones who strut the stage of the world often seemingly unbeatable – there is no doubt at all … Continue reading

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