Yes, the more they scream the more I perceive the silence, because those clumsy and meaningless screams that overlap one another not as a sign of suffering or denunciation, but for the sole pleasure of being heard and overlapping with others, they are not voices but misfortunes, they are not paths but landslides. Silence, then, contains a stronger and stronger meaning, it must be its … Continua a leggere The More They Scream the More I Perceive the Silence
Well, we are a little confused about freedom of speech. Everyone can and must certainly express his or her opinion, but no one should concept it with reproach and contempt. In short, there is an ethic of the word as of freedom that begins with respect and continues with the intelligence and courage of ideas that are never expressed in personal or suggested violence. When … Continua a leggere Freedom of Speech
Yet, death suggests life, not as resignation or only as a memory, but as strength and vitality in manifesting the love we have received and of which we cannot stop witnessing. Life, after all, is nothing but testimony, the voice of oneself and the voice of the other united by a form and apparently separated by a spirit, yet deeply united by love. “Life”, living … Continua a leggere Life
I have always been a patient person, even impatience I have expressed with patience, since patient must be the wait, patient the welcome, patient the look that embraces and the word that consoles. Yet, the same patience so patient owes the merit of so much care to the wisdom of active patience, active waiting, active welcome, active gaze as well as active speech. No, mine … Continua a leggere Patience is Active
Does infinity exist? That infinity that opens to the unknown beyond the unknown? What does not stop the imagination on the verge of death, but gives it the strength of a sincere gaze capable of welcoming beyond the infinite and not only towards it? I don’t know, but I’m looking for that infinity. I know the limits of human beings, but I also savor the … Continua a leggere Infinity
The voices … the voices are branches that embrace or separate. With the same competence, there are voices that become an enchantment to listen to, that drag you into the depth of your own thought and invite you to create; others, however, distance you, extinguish in you the desire for knowledge and comparison. There are voices that delight in listening to themselves and there are others that rejoice … Continua a leggere The Interior Grammar
The vulnerability of our being is an essential part of being itself and we should not waste its meaning or the sensitivity that can derive from it. Each person as such is vulnerable, denying this means denying one’s humanity, rising to heights of immortality and perfection that do not belong to the human and disdaining to appreciate every moment of life, even those who, finding … Continua a leggere Make Good Use of Your Vulnerability
What begins continues. Sometimes inexorable. You don’t know how it will end and, deep down, you feel that it will not end. What is the end? Is it a fulfillment? A relaxation? A fraying? No, the end is just a beginning. The end is a new dynamic to be experienced, a new part of oneself to know, a new deception to reveal a new challenge to welcome and promote. The … Continua a leggere Is This the End? The End?
“Io sono Malala” di Malala Yousafzai con Christina Lamb (Garzanti, 2013), è un libro che ho ripreso con piacere non solo per la storia di forza e coraggio di questa ragazzina ormai donna, ma perché sentivo un forte legame con quanto accade oggi nelle scuole occidentali chiuse per Covid dove non sento discutere di cultura e resistenza, ma di recriminazioni e insulti. Mi veniva da … Continua a leggere Malala Yousafzai: Io sono Malala
There is a need for credibility to build paths and credibility is built on truth and authenticity not on the lies that you want to pass as true. How willing are we to build credibility around us after building it within us? How willing are we to give up the lying superstructures we cling to to appear different from what we are? How willing are we to be … Continua a leggere How Willing Are We To…?