If the storm brought the scent of life we wouldn’t fear it, but we do because every storm announces itself with the violence of the unknown, every storm introduces a change in the physical aspect of what surrounds us and, sometimes, in the interior feelings which grow our scare. They say do no evil  fear no evil… is this the reason why we are frightened? Are we … Continua a leggere Storm

The time we don’t live

There is an inner time and a chronological one that, tough living together, never coincide. The chronological time follows the things we do, while the inner time follows the invisible mechanism of our mind not conditioned by the things, but supported by the thought. As regards the chronological time, we are very often puppets in the hands of the hidden, or not so hidden, constriction … Continua a leggere The time we don’t live

Practicing loyalty

It is with great pleasure that I’ve received a mail from one of my readers referred particularly to my last book ‘Cultura e culture. La Pluralità dei centri. Una lettura gramsciana del tempo e dei tempi‘ (Nulla Die, 2018). My reader, who authorized me to tell something about his email, has read also my novel ‘Don’t Climb Over That Wall’ (Nulla Die, 2018) in its Italian version … Continua a leggere Practicing loyalty

Sharing a life

The existence of the others is not determined by their being excluded from ours. It is not discrimination and division that make of human beings people worth of a living. We have got used to speak of people and things dividing them in categories, like in the well known dystopian novel ‘Brave New World’ by Aldous Huxley. This is a wrong as well as a … Continua a leggere Sharing a life

The voice of water

I’ve received this story thanks to a letter that this young girl has written to me authorizing me to tell it. Obviously the name is fictional and the narration follows my personal narrative structure because there are stories which need to be narrated as to seem imaginary though they are true, so many the meanings they hide. To the ability of my readers I leave the choice to understand and … Continua a leggere The voice of water