Thursday, July 30, 2009

Įvairios mintys iš interneto

Keletas įdomiu įžvalgų apie Lietuvos vidaus ekonominę padėtį yra turi Lietuvos politikos veterano V.Landsbergio pastebėjimus apie santykį su Rusija:

Laikai tikrai nepaprasti. Na bet yra taip kaip yra - ta proga norėčiau pacituoti mintį iš Paulo Coelho No. 203

"Second Force: Death
As soon as he died, Juan found himself in a very beautiful place, surrounded by all the comfort and beauty that he had dreamed of.
A figure dressed in white came up to him and said, “You are entitled to anything you want.”
Enchanted, Juan did everything he had dreamed of during life. After many years of pleasure, he sought out the figure in white. He said that he had experienced everything and that now he needed a little work to make him feel useful.
“That’s the only thing I cannot get for you,” said the figure in white.
“But I’ll spend eternity dying of boredom! I’d much rather be in hell!”
“And where do you think you are?”

Monday, July 27, 2009

The Russian Economy and Russian Power

G.Friedman has written an interesting article about Russia at

At times I wonder - do the EU's big countries (the ones in G7) - apart from Great Britain - have a correct assessment of Russia? Looking past the 'great power status' of Russia do they know what they are dealing with? Also, when dealing with it - do they still maintain the moral high ground that the Western countries are so proud of? Looking at the leaders such as Schroeder or Berlusconi sometimes I doubt it.