My last book. An essay which represents also the human and cultural development of my story, a voice to be listened to and thought in our times with the desire to share and confront. Il mio nuovo libro. Un saggio che è anche la storia della mia maturazione umana e culturale, una voce che va ascoltata e pensata in tempi moderni con il desiderio di … Continua a leggere “Culture and cultures”, closer than we realize.
Sometimes I sleep very little, so much so as to have the eyes and the face dug, the throat and the mouth dry like that of a shipwrecked. And so it is, as a matter of fact, I shipwreck in my thoughts and stories. I seek that hawser which could help me to bring back my boat in the current and those oars to help … Continua a leggere Shipwrecked in writing
Credibility, reliability, trustworthiness… which are three meanings but one… which are values and principle… which are promises and commitment… which are signs and symbols… which are often dismissed and abandoned. Everything is contained in these three words, everything else can also be excluded if we find the courage to live under these statements by heart and not by speaking. These words, which are engagement and … Continua a leggere Credibility, reliability, trustworthiness
What they say and what they feel is not absolutely what you say and what you feel. They say it is impossible to look at yourself and others without competing, I say it is the only opportunity to be in peace and save ourselves together. They say you can’t but trying to become important and famous at any cost in order to live well, I … Continua a leggere They say…
Loredana De Vita, Altro non siamo che voce, Armando editore, Roma. La storia ci ha mostrato le contraddizioni dei nostri silenzi e delle nostre parole. Quante volte abbiamo taciuto mentre avremmo dovuto gridare ad alta voce il nostro dissenso, e… libro armando 0011068_altro-non-siamo-che-voce Loredana De Vita, Altro non siamo che voce, Armando editore, Roma.La storia ci ha mostrato le contraddizioni dei nostri silenzi e delle nostre parole. … Continua a leggere Roma, intervista a Loredana De Vita per “Altro non siamo che voce” (Armando editore, 2011)
From my book “Altro non siamo che voce” (2011, Armando editore) an invitation to be human and to live giving a sense to our own voice. Continua a leggere “Altro non siamo che voce”beyond the obscure times which repeat without a pause
There are memories we should not forget in order not to cry on ourselves and because an active memory, together with a great part of humbleness, could allow us to change our direction when it is wrong. On the contrary, we seem willing to forget, to ban from our mind and heart whatever could engage us in the difficult task to oversee our present actions. … Continua a leggere Memories
I usually pay a particular attention to adolescents and it is not only because I am a professor, but because building a positive relationship among adults and new generations is a way to protect the future while discovering its new possibilities. Three of my books were dedicated to this subject: Giochiamo che ero. Conversazione con chi ama la scuola (2009 Armando editore), Genitori senza controllo (2010 … Continua a leggere Adults and adolescents: a relationship to be built.
To choose is never simple, it is never an action of body or of mind or of heart individually, but it is the result of the coaction of the three. Nonetheless, to choose is the only opportunity for a human being to act his/her life adding a meaning to his/her story. What should we look after when making a choice? Pleasure, interest, appearance, change, sharing, … Continua a leggere The courage to choose
How many the things we know but we are unwilling to say; how may those we don’t know but we like speaking about and judge because they are not a part of our own story. There are plenty of both of them while we stop on the border between life and death and don’t want to witness. We change ourselves in witnesses of the silence … Continua a leggere Witnesses of the silence