Jan 2015 Francqui chair at UCL: I gave a series of six lectures in February and March 2015.
May 2014
I gave a TEDx talk in Liege on May 12, 2014.
Dec. 2013 I gave an interview at the Royal Academy of Belgium (December 2013, in French)
2011 I stopped shaving on Jan. 15, 2011. Here is why. I shaved again on Dec. 2, 2011. Finally.

If you like photography, you might want to visit my son's website.


Under conditions of tyranny it is far easier to act than to think
(Hannah Arendt, The human condition)

Music teaches us the difference between freedom and anarchy
(Daniel Barenboim, La musique éveille le temps)

I am my remembering self, and the experiencing self, who does most
of my living, is like a stranger to me.
(Daniel Kahneman, Thinking fast and slow)

Figure out what it is that you don’t do well, and then don’t do it
(Douglas Coupland)

Faith is not a question of the existence or non-existence of God.
It is believing that love without reward is valuable.  
(Emmanuel Levinas)