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Japan and the Samurai tradition of Seppuku: Suicide

If there is one country where suicide is a real problem, it will be Japan. This is the story of a young student named Misao Fujimura who committed suicide at the age of 17. Why did he do it and why did 200 people follow him? It all happened at the beautiful Kegon Falls in Nikko National Park.

The Stalin Museum: Joseph Stalin a Georgian hero?

Joseph Stalin was the leader of the Sovjet Union form 1922 till his death in 1953. He is seen as one of the great leaders who liberated Europe. In his hometown Gori in Georgia you can visit his museum, which gives a positive image of the old leader. But can we see him as a hero? Read the article about his life and the museum.

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The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page.

- St. Augustine (354-430)

The purpose of studying history is not to deride human action, nor to weep over it or to hate it, but to understand it. And hopefully then to learn from it as we contemplate our future.

-Nelson Mandela (1918-2013)

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