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“Democracy, despite its limitations, is in the end the only way to ensure that policies do not simply benefit the privileged few.”

–Ha-Joon Chang

Fundamental to the question of the roles of the political system in policy making is the setup of the Swiss political system in and of itself. The government is split into three distinct branches, in order to enact a separation of...
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I need someone's perspective. I might have been wrong to write these things, but fuck it. I'm done with this girl. She dumped me after months of abusing me psychologically, criticising me for things I had no control over (for example: being born in a middle class family), and even things as basic as my refusal to believe in a higher power. Yeah...
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Hey all,

I'm still alive. Just up to my balls (and then some) in my toxicology course, for which there's an exam next week. All the course materials are in German. (Gibt's unter meinen Folgern welche Deutschsprachigen?)

This is, however, the least of my worries now. I met with a good friend of mine last night for drinks. She's always been...
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libris:
You're being a wonderful friend and it's good you didn't her away!  Maybe you could call the suicide hotline for advice?
agentprovoateur9:
@libris  Thanks, good idea! I reckon I may also just try the obvious thing and call her during some time in the evenings once I lose the staring contest against my books.
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I'm sorry SG, but I haven't had much to say that is of any consequence lately. So I figured, why force it? But now I have a few things to talk about.

First, I'm happy to be back on my laptop! Its power-supply adapter died a sudden and mysterious death, and left me scrambling to do anything for about a week now...
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