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Old 18.12.2011, 18:31
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RIP Václav Havel

Another great man leaves us.

His commitment to non-violent resistance helped ensure the velvet revolution was bloodless. It also help ensured that the "velvet divorce" three years later, when the country split into the Czech Republic and Slovakia, was equally peaceful.
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Old 18.12.2011, 18:56
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Re: RIP Vaclav Havel

My role model has gone.

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If anyone wants to pay a tribute, read his literature. Pre and post revolution.



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RIP

If anyone wants to pay a tribute, read his literature. Pre and post revolution.



One of the greatest Europeans has left us. As Mr Genscher said, a loss for Europe. May he rest in peace
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Old 19.12.2011, 23:46
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Re: RIP Václav Havel

He proved that deep thinkers can be great politicians. If only there were more of them in positions of power.
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Re: RIP Václav Havel

And how sad that his death seems to have been less acknowledged by the World media, than that of the North Korean leader.
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Old 20.12.2011, 23:19
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And how sad that his death seems to have been less acknowledged by the World media, than that of the North Korean leader.
Vaclav Havel was never a danger to the world, and so his leaving is not creating a danger. But while the Kims up to now have not built up anything, Vaclav Havel, together with people like Lech Walesa and Willy Brandt, freed and re-united Europe and helped the world forward. I further on do not believe that he ever was eager for world-media-headlines, that was clearly not his style
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Re: RIP Václav Havel

"The most direct way to one's misfortune is to close eyes to other people's misfortune"

V. Havel
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