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Volume 5, Number 2, Summer 1996

Cover of Fidelio Volume 5, Number 2, Summer 1996


The Power of Great Poetry To Shape Character and Build the Nation: Dante, Humboldt, and Helen Keller  

by Muriel Mirak Weissbach

The Classical Curriculum of Wilhelm von Humboldt  

by Marianna Wertz

‘Homeostatic Simulation’  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Peter Abelard: Discoverer of Individuality in the Feudal Age  

by Helga Zepp LaRouche


Dialogue Among a Philosopher, a Jew, and a Christian  

by Peter Abelard

Excerpts translated from the French by Katherine Notley.


Declare the Jubilee—Beginning in Bosnia-Hercegovina!  


Lyric Song and the Birth of the Korean Nation  

Interview: Dr. Kwon Gil-sang: ‘We had to find a way to uplift the children’  

by Kathy Wolfe


LaRouche in Moscow: ‘U.S., Russia Must Ally vs. British’  

Support Grows for LaRouche Exoneration  

Delegation Tours Bosnia for New Marshall Plan  

U.S. Schiller Institute Conference ‘For an Economic and Cultural Renaissance’  

Expose British ‘Big Lie’ Tactic Against Sudan  


The Brotherhood of the Common Life And the Education of Orphans  

by William F. Wertz, Jr.


Dr. Kwon Gil-sang: ‘We had to find a way to uplift the children’  

by Kathy Wolfe

Mirasada Njemsevic, M.D., University Hospital, Sarajevo: ‘I think the world is forgetting Bosnia’.  

by Gabriella Chaitkin

Bishop Franjo Komarica, Banja Luka, Bosnia: ‘We are people, entitled to fundamental human rights!’  

by Umberto Pascali


Master Storyteller of the Dutch Golden Age  

by Nora Hamerman

On April 28, the National Gallery of Art opened its second exhibition this year of a major Dutch artist of the Seventeenth century. After the brilliant success of “Johannes Vermeer” last winter, now it is the turn of an artist less known to the international public, but much beloved in his homeland, and acknowledged as one of the first-rate masters of the Dutch Golden Age: “Jan Steen: Painter and Storyteller.”


Adam Smith’s Dearth of Economics  

by Richard Freeman

The Life of Adam Smith by Ian Simpson Ross.

Seeking To Serve Two Masters  

by William F. Wertz, Jr.

The Catholic Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism by Michael Novak.