All Enemies All Guilty

Controversies are never something to be afraid of or to avoid or even to abolish, they can be the source of a growth, of a positive change, they are a resource for any confrontation.  However, there are controversies and controversies! I mean, if we suppose that everything and always and repeatedly has to be put in discussion for the pleasure of discussion, we should pay … Continua a leggere All Enemies All Guilty

Ian McEwan: The Children Act

Ian McEwan’s The Children Act, whose title in Italian is La ballata di Adam Henry, is a book to be read, definitely. A title that in both the languages seems to capture essential points of the narration: the children act because children play their game somewhat better than adults and sometimes with more coherence; the ballad of Adam Henry not only for its reference to S. B. Yeats’ ballad, Là nei … Continua a leggere Ian McEwan: The Children Act

Donne Cucite di Sabrina Avakian

Today, 6th February, I feel as a duty my words against the Female Genital Mutilation. It is a day when, wherever in the world, people speak about Zero Tolerance Against the Female Genital Mutilation. It is a day which should be every day because many are the reasons to stop these mutilations and they belong to different aspects of our daily life: religion, society, medicine, … Continua a leggere Donne Cucite di Sabrina Avakian