Any city however small, is divided at least into two, one the city of the poor, the other the city of the rich.
These are hostile to each other.
Plato, Politeía, 370 BC
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If there is not enough left for everybody it will always be the poor that have to pay….
Christmas is approaching fast so we want to contribute our part and support a group of our society – often overlooked – but in real need. In a brief series we will provide some suggestions to those that are now discovering that this year again has already gone by while they still trying to find [...]
We have been rather lazy to put up new content on this site (sorry for that, but we are preparing for a quite large project in the moment) so now just another short one (much more to come the next weeks):From the prologue of one of the books we are currently reading (Imperial Life in [...]
Business plane traffic is on the updraft as recently shown again with private plane “traffic” after the Superbowl this year. With 10,000 private jets flying in the U.S. alone typically these airplanes carry between 6 – 20 people. But a few billionaire travelers are looking for something with “a bit more space”. Recently, a new trend has emerged at the very top of the market: the conversion for private ownership of much larger and much more expensive jets – some that are normally associated with commercial airliners. These “private” planes now even include twin-aisle wide-bodies such as the 747, 767 and 777 and the soon to be available 787 and the biggest of them all the new Airbus A380-800. A U.S.-based design company is nearing completion of an interior design for a prospective customer for the VIP version of the Airbus A380 “Flying Palace” and has released the first images to the public…