Every person has the right to say freely what he/she thinks, but never it has to forget that every right builds a relationship with the life of the others. However, because we are not deeply aware of what this kind of freedom means, we need to refer to a deontological code which could control our freedom is never offensive and dangerous to the others. When … Continua a leggere Freedom of speech
You don’t have to be a baby to be innocent, innocence is no more a Romantic concept linked to the free age of infancy and preserved by your bound to nature. Innocence is a state of mind and it is a choice. Innocence is the awareness of the evil, but with the ability to make the right choices for the best, anyway. Innocence is not pretending … Continua a leggere Innocence
Yes, truth is a right. We all have the right to know the truth whatever it is, however harsh or difficult to be accepted. The right to truth guarantees each person that the choices we do depend on freedom and not on interest, that our life is protected against the falsity and the offenses which characterize the absence of truth and the dishonest hypocrisy. This … Continua a leggere The right to truth
Escher’s world has still once conquered my whole being. I know nothing about Maths and Physics, or really a little, but Escher has always attracted my attention because of his vision of nature and man and life altogether. This morning my feeling and attraction have been confirmed and, if possible, even increased. I have gone to visit the Exhibition dedicated to his works at PAN, … Continua a leggere M. C. Escher: Paradoxes and Points of View
I’m so small in front of the universe however great is my passion for life. I’m so small and I know that there are lots of things I still have to learn, if I want. I want, surely I want, because however the same the universe we observe, its vision and understanding depends on who I am and on the possibilities each person has to … Continua a leggere I’m so small…
We should teach children the courage of the simple things. We should tell them that the heroes of the ordinary are stronger than the imaginary heroes of tales or comics or movie they are inspired to. We should show them how more satisfying is to defeat the horrible ogres which populate our daily life respect to those that fulfill the horrid and deviated fantasy of … Continua a leggere The courage of simple things
This morning, almost obsequious, a person has told me ‘a writer has an interior eye’… Well, I answered not to think about writer with such a romantic attitude, nor as if they were heroes. We are not, not more of every person who works with responsibility. A writer does not live in an abstract world, indeed, he is an attentive observer of the reality he hears, … Continua a leggere What a writer is!
Today, as every day, you start your day with a sort of anxiety which prevents you from living fully and with complete serenity what you have established to live. There are lots of unknown and unexpected to rule your day while governing your feelings. Some of these make your life better however difficult they could be, others, instead, leave you with a feeling of abandon … Continua a leggere The daily anxiety
Don’t Climb Over That Wall, and its Italian version “Non scavalcare quel muro” (2017/2018, Nulla Die editore), is and remains a book we should read because it is a true story, because it explains the mechanism which prepare to a feminicide, because it narrates the story of the many secondary victims of a domestic violence. We shouldn’t want to face this sort of suffering, we shouldn’t want to … Continua a leggere ‘Don’t Climb Over That Wall’ a never ending story.
Colette Braeckman is a journalist from Belgium who has become an expert about the African history and condition; Denis Mukwege is a doctor who received many prizes and acknowledgments because of his action next to the women victims of war-raping, the last prize is the Nobel Prize for Peace 2018. This book is the result of the meeting between these two very honorable people who … Continua a leggere “Muganga, la guerra del dottor Mukwege” and our guilty silence.