"It has practically become a rite of passage for a generation to be initiated into political life through protesting. Many of the young people marching yesterday said they have often been told nostalgic tales by their parents and teachers who had taken to the street before them. And some of those parents and teachers marched again yesterday. “This tradition of protest is a marvelous specificity of French culture and a very good political education,’’ said Pascal Boldini, 51, a mathematics professor at the Sorbonne [...] French students, like their parents and teachers, still subscribe to economic concepts that no longer make sense to people in most other Western countries."Right. How quintessentially French. Here's more Big Pictures... Okay, maybe there's some romance amidst all their idiocy;-) And let's appreciate that there are many French delights...
24 October 2010
Non Sense ~ Quintessentially French Idiocy...
The Globe posts Katrin Bennhold's piece For French students, protest a sacred rite...
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...and let us not forget the Flight of the Conchords's little French-film routine, which makes me laugh every time: (YouTube).
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