Silently the night shows its presence in the day.

There are days, and this could be one of those, where distinguishing the night from the day is impossible. No, I am not speaking about astronomy, eclipses or something of that kind. I speak of that kind of obscurity which does not allow you to give a voice to light and joy because it is deep in your being that it has been dig the … Continua a leggere Silently the night shows its presence in the day.

Albert Bandura: ‘Adolescent Development from an Agentic Perspective. Self-efficacy and Adolescence’

Well, I like efficacy while I am not so keen of efficiency. The second is nothing without the first, while the first can structure and nobilitate the second. Efficiency is the action of doing, it doesn’t matter what the real effects and the new perspectives of your doing as well as of your choices. Efficacy, instead, is not referred to the actions you accomplish, but … Continua a leggere Albert Bandura: ‘Adolescent Development from an Agentic Perspective. Self-efficacy and Adolescence’

Fathers and sons

Adults have always feared the dangerous decline of youth’s disregard for traditions and rules: it was their way to express the importance they gave to the adolescents’ choices in their life. It was very often a concern shown through an excess of control as perilous as the absolute absence of it, but it was the symptom of an attention which probably did not find any … Continua a leggere Fathers and sons

Reading is the question and the answer to the somnambulism where individualism condemns us.

When analyzing a dystopian novel the first thing which becomes soon visible is the lack of a subjective and an objective culture. It is not a case, because only controlling or abolishing culture it is possible for the power to control and dominate the people. In 1984, by George Orwell, for example, the strategy to modify language and information produces as its result the confusion of … Continua a leggere Reading is the question and the answer to the somnambulism where individualism condemns us.

Difícil es morir tan facil vivir aunque es mas difícil saber vivir

Dying is difficult, very easy to live; yet, it is more difficult to know how to live. A simple lesson each one should learn but no one, or only a few, actually do. Oddly, this is a lesson more difficult to learn in our time, though everyone is willing to live or seems to. It is strange because in the way we live we are not … Continua a leggere Difícil es morir tan facil vivir aunque es mas difícil saber vivir