Saturday, 13 September 2008

Identity (ies) : 13th September

MEPs find recipe for happy European citizen. David Charter, The Times (en)
" The Ode to Joy, a snappy motto and a waving flag: this is the recipe for a proud and happy European citizen, MEPs have decided.
... “ [They] convey an emotional image of the underlying values of the organisations they represent, they play a part in making abstract ideas intelligible, they facilitate communication and participation and they help to bring the organisations that they symbolise closer to the citizens, thereby contributing to their legitimacy.”

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