Novels or essays? Life, simply life.

…I answer… A very gentle reader of mine has asked me today a very important question about my writings “How is it possible to write <<essays>> and <<novels>> and being equally deep and  careful to people’s needs”. Well, first and really important is to thank you for your words and your question because the appreciation it contains moreover the other utterances in your mail, give me … Continua a leggere Novels or essays? Life, simply life.

Don’t miss the occasion to teach

We shouldn’t teach to assault and defend, but to love. We should take care because no other lives’ possession nor their control could determine our own freedom and value as a person, because human beings’ actions are not measured in control and command but in the ability to be respectful and responsible. We should teach a lesson in the life which could remain forever at … Continua a leggere Don’t miss the occasion to teach

Self-exibihition and emulation

Youth are usually affected by two great business during their growth: self-exhibition and emulation. What happens when these two same affairs affect adults too? What happens, then, when these two aspects, which are becoming more and more a problem though we pretend not to see, are also the boaster disease of those who are responsible of powers or of leading roles? I suppose it could be … Continua a leggere Self-exibihition and emulation

I will not surrender

I will not stop to give a voice to the stories of abused women despite this could be boring for someone, indeed for this reason I will speak of them even more. In those stories there are plenty of voices to be listened to beyond the victim’s one -the sons, the parents, the relatives, the neighbors- voices which too often are silent to observe or … Continua a leggere I will not surrender

Incandescent material

They say ‘be what you’ve come here for’, yet, what does happen if we don’t know the reason why of our living? Nothing! Nothing happens, and it is everything. I mean, we continue living without any aim unless ourselves and close the whole world in our  whim because the only reason we have for a living is ourselves. What sort of specious radioactive materials we are! … Continua a leggere Incandescent material

“L’ora di lezione”: education as resource

In a time of forgotten values and meanings Massimo Recalcati’s book ‘L’ora di lezione’ is more than a simple theoretical invitation to think about school, it is the practical explanation of the fundamental role school and education have in the life of youth. The book describes the real possibilities a school that works can create for adolescents and it underlines the role of the teachers … Continua a leggere “L’ora di lezione”: education as resource