1. 最近与愛爾蘭 Ireland 網友「飄雪」Snowdrops 互相硏討有關智識份子 intellectuals 的定義,以下是我昨天在她網誌貼上的(離題)留言:
And the moment of reckoning comes
... When an intellectual has to choose btwn falling on his/her own sword
... Or keeping his/her silence
And there lies the difference btwn
... An intellectual living as a mortal
... And one dying as a martyr !!
Photo Credit: Wikipedia "Martyr"
* 攝影图片: Nero killing a Christian woman by Dirce-bull (Quo vadis by Henryk Siemieradzki, Warsaw National Museum)
* Text: "... A martyr is somebody who suffers persecution and death for the people, a country or an organization, or refusing to renounce a belief, usually religious, political or rights ..."
* Snowdrops: A person becomes an intellectual....
* Lotusandcedar: 博友網上交流切瑳之我見 (三) / Exchanges Between Bloggers (Part 3/3)
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