It shocks me the way things turn over by depriving of consensus those who deserve it and guaranteeing protection to those who have stained themselves not only with dishonor, but also because of their lack of any form of respect to their role. You cannot accuse and discredit those who have had the courage of truth, though a slow and late truth. It’s like telling … Continua a leggere The truth
Can’t you hear it? It’s the obscure death rattle all around us that puts an end to the life we should live but we refuse to because assaulted and grasped by the obsessive presumption of command. It’s the voice of the many who after fighting to conquer their right to life are almost obliged to switch their lives off because no man has still learnt … Continua a leggere Life denied
Have you ever felt that strange and obsessive sensation, strong and frequent, of panic because you perceive to be assaulted in your certainty or what you believed they were? Well, this is what happens to me everyday in the last months. I feel panic because the confusion and the change around me are so sudden and repentine that they escape not only to my control, … Continua a leggere Are you panic addicted?
More and more often I ask myself if human beings are really so smart and clever as they pretend to be or if they act and react always in the same way as prisoners in a cage where the guinea pigs run on their wheel. Almost every day in the world there are memorial days to remember something in the past which happened against the human … Continua a leggere History will teach us nothing if we don’t want to learn.
It’s well known that every word ending in -ism is an exaggeration of its main concept, something which if goes beyond the limits and every control changes in the worst. An example could be philanthropy vs philanthropism, authority vs authoritarianism, nation vs nationalism. There are many more example to be cited, but I suppose that these three can give a key to what I’m saying. While philanthropy, authority, nation are in … Continua a leggere The “-ism” we should fear
…I answer… I thank my gentle reader for his discussing with me the idea of rights and duties. He writes “In your books and writings I can perceive a strong feeling of integrity. Gentleness is never separated from severity and rights never are from duties”. Really, I don’t know how much I have succeeded to embody the integrity I long for, I hope to be on … Continua a leggere Rights and duties
However obvious it may seem, silence has got a voice stronger than the ones you can hear screaming everywhere. Probably, it is not so obvious if so many people scream also when there is no reason to. I don’t know if there are reasons to scream, maybe yes, however I suppose that in a world where screaming and menacing has become the most evident sign, … Continua a leggere The gift of silence
What is there under the surface? Because, you know, under every stone there is a ground and under the ground a river or a cave or fire or whatever something. Human beings have forgotten, indeed, that there is something else beyond what they want to exhibit. It is probably because they feel to be superior because of their vertical and mobile condition respect to ground. … Continua a leggere Defeating superficiality
We’ve got used to consider limitations as something negative which deprives us of our freedom. I think it is not always right. Of course, a limitation which prevents you from acting according to your conscience -that is according to a vision which does not answer only to your egoism and personal interest- has to be opposed because it is not a limitation but an imposition … Continua a leggere The taste of limitations
Whatever we do, however we are, we should never forget we cannot do anything without the others. They are not obstacles to our being nor they are instruments to be used at our pleasure, they are the essence itself of our opportunity to exist. We are nothing without the others, we are empty shells in a liquid age where everything can be used and adapted … Continua a leggere The world I like