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the Open Society

(OSF-SA) is committed to promoting the values, institutions, and practices of an open, non-racial and non-sexist, democratic, civil society. We will continue to. Recent efforts have included those that have met with controversy, including an effort in East Africa aimed at spreading human rights awareness among prostitutes in Uganda and other East African nations, which was not received well by the Ugandan authorities, who considered it an effort. Programs Community and Friends" Gara LaMarche, OSI, May 23, 2002 The Soros Threat To Democracy ( Investor's Business Daily ) MacKinnon, Mark. 12 Growth-based industrial societies require literacy, anonymity and social mobility from their members 13 elements incompatible with much traditional-based behavior but demanding the ever-wider spread of the abstract social relations Georg Simmel saw as characterizing the metropolitan mental stance. One of the aims of the OSF is the development of civil society organizations (e.g., charities, community groups and trade unions) to encourage participation in democracy and society. This was recognized by Pericles, a statesman of the Athenian democracy, in his laudatory funeral oration: "advancement in public life falls to reputation for capacity, class considerations not being allowed to interfere with merit; nor again does poverty bar the way, if a man. It can be characterized as opposed to authoritarianism. In the past 25 years, we have promoted human rights and constitutionalism to support a democratic and open society in South Africa.

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OSF projects include the National Security and Human Rights Campaign that opposes detention of unprivileged combatants and the. 17 Further characteristics edit Humanitarianism, equality and political freedom are ideally fundamental characteristics of an open society. Popper, 1945:4 a b Soros, George, "The Age of Fallibility Public Affairs (2006). Such a society is closed to freedom of thought. "A Letter to the OSI.S. 18-27, 45-65, 229-34., trs.,. Applications must be submitted to OSF-SA through one of our two grant cycles. Initiatives, related initiatives include the, open Society Initiative for West Africa (osiwa) and the Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa (osisa). Popper, 1945:1756 Popper,., The Open Society and Its Enemies, Volume One (Routledge, 1945, reprint 2006 chapter 5, part III. 6, in contrast, an open society is dynamic and inclined to moral universalism. A b c d Soros, George, "From Karl Popper to Karl Rove - and Back", Project Syndicate (November 8, 2007). Programs; Women's Program; the Youth Initiative 4 ; the International Migration Initiative ; and Policy Matters Ohio.

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Round One: Opening Remarks
What is the cause of School Shooting in our Society?
The Law and the Liberal Society


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