Hi, I’m Manu.

I used to have a blog a couple of years ago. I have to admit that I missed it a little, so I decided to go back at it in 2014. I write about a bunch of different topics.

Why “plothole.net”? As defined on wikipedia,

a plot hole, or plothole is a gap or inconsistency in a storyline that goes against the flow of logic established by the story’s plot, or constitutes a blatant omission of relevant information regarding the plot, sometimes even contradicting itself. These include such things as unlikely behaviour or actions of characters, illogical or impossible events, events happening for no apparent reason, or, statements or events that contradict earlier events in the storyline.

This definition suits my life pretty well.

Here are a couple of links if you want to know more about me:

And last but not least, here is my resume.

Thanks for reading.

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Après l'empire

Après l'empire par Emmanuel Todd
Après l'empire par Emmanuel Todd

Lecture moyennement intéressante. Je suis largement passé à côté de tous les aspects économiques mentionnés par l’auteur, surtout parce que je n’y comprends pas grand chose. Le chapitre 5 intitulé “Le recul de l’universalisme” m’a le plus plu. Il évoque le sempiternel problème qu’ont les étazuniens avec la communauté noire, et la volonté permanente de séparer les citoyens américains en “types” (ne surtout pas parler de race, même si ça revient au même) comme hispanique, caucasien, noir, asiatique, …