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On the history of personal responsibility

On the history of personal responsibility

23.11.2017

Contemporary legislation in the countries of European culture is based on the underlying premise that an individual has a free will and the capacity for the independent decision-making. If the particular human being has such abilities it presupposes an appropriate responsibility for personal misbehaviour. But this admission doesn’t function in many preliterate cultures. It is easy to show that these abilities represent the consequences of the very long historical process of the human being and society’s development.

Keyword tags: Direct Speech, Education and Science, EU – Baltic States, History, Latvia, Legislation



Compensation for private Jewish property would antagonize Lithuanian society

Compensation for private Jewish property would antagonize Lithuanian society

09.11.2017

Compensating Jews and their descendants for their private property seized during the Nazi occupation of Lithuania would create confrontation in society, the chairman of the ruling Lithuanian Farmers and Greens Union's (LFGU) said, cites LETA/BNS.

Restored Freedom Monument unveiled in Riga

Restored Freedom Monument unveiled in Riga

20.10.2017

Each individual’s achievements, knowledge and day-to-day work is what makes the foundation of a strong state, President Raimonds Vejonis said as he unveiled the landmark Freedom Monument in the center of Riga yesterday, reports LETA.


Lithuanian MFA: comparison of Catalonian, Baltic independence ideas wrong

Lithuanian MFA: comparison of Catalonian, Baltic independence ideas wrong

29.09.2017

Comparing the Catalonian aspirations to break free from Spain with the Baltic states' movement to gain independence from the Soviet Union would be incorrect, says Lithuania's Foreign Minister Linas Linkevicius, cites LETA/BNS.

Culture Ministry, Occupation Museum sign agreement on educating pupils, teacher

Culture Ministry, Occupation Museum sign agreement on educating pupils, teacher

21.09.2017

The Latvian Culture Ministry and the Latvian Occupation Museum have signed an agreement under which the museum will be educating pupils of Grades 6-12 and teachers about Latvia during World War II and controversial subjects in Latvia's history, informs LETA.


20.08.2017

President’s speech on 26th Anniversary of the restoration of Estonian independence in Kadriorg

August 20th is the day when the Estonian people's audacity coincided with a great historical opportunity. A time when the Estonian people were of one mind and able to take advantage of this opportunity.

08.08.2017

Latvijas Pasts releases special envelope marking 100th anniversary of Scout Movement

Joint-stock postal company Latvijas Pasts (Latvian Post) has released a special envelope to mark the 100th anniversary of the Scout Movement in Latvia, as the company informed LETA.

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