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More than 40 speakers enrich Tolerance Talks 2018

Paradise concepts in politics, economics and society are the focus of the European Tolerance Talks 2018, which will take place during the Whitsun week from 16 to 19 May in Villach and Fresach. Over 40 authors and thinkers, scientists and cultural workers will discuss ways out of Europe’s current media-political crisis of meaning. This year’s
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Yearning for Europe >> Preview 2018

Yearning for Europe About the search for the Lost Paradise With the main theme 2018, the initiators of the “Denk.Raum.Fresach”, try to analyze – in the year of the Austrian EU Council Presidency – the manifold issues, irritations and even tensile tests to which the European integration project is currently exposed. What follows on Brexit,
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Citizens’ Dialogue prepares Fresach Freedom Charta

The participants in the European Tolerance Talks 2017 in the Carinthian mountain village of Fresach have drawn up a Declaration of Freedom which will be presented to the provincial government in Klagenfurt, representatives of the federal government in Vienna and later the European Parliament in Brussels. The “Fresach Freedom Charta” was created by intensive discussions
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Education as a Yarn for Freedom

Peter Heintel, professor for philosophy and group dynamics at the Alps-Adriatic University of Klagenfurt for many years, spoke in Fresach about the pros and cons of freedom. Freedom has developed over the centuries from dependencies. It is therefore associated with positive feelings and is regarded as an instrument of self-empowerment. In authoritarian systems and dictatorships
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