Turismo y aceleración

Si quieres librarte de las pasiones que te atormentan, cambia de vida y no de lugar. Séneca — Carta a Lucilio CIV Detente por un segundo y piensa: Tu constante anhelo por viajar—#wanderlust si lo expresamos en forma de hashtag—no constituye ningún afán intelectual o espiritualmente elevado. Es simplemente consumo ansiolítico y ostentoso posibilitado por […]

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Katejon

Mayo en Madrid. Cielos azules, cielos nublados, cielos obscuros. Festivos y puentes, toros, San Isidro. Aroma a tabaco, a humedad, a cuadra. Exámenes, mudanzas, cambios de trabajo. Incertidumbre, dolor, desasosiego y muerte. Ilusión ante los cambios que depara el destino, la lucha ante la adversidad y la elevación del espíritu. 25 de mayo de 2018, […]

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Metanoia

Custodit Dominus omnia ossa eorum unum ex his non conteretur -Psalmi 33:21 He atravesado la eléctrica noche de la metrópolis. Años que parecieron décadas. Décadas que parecieron siglos. Siglos perdido en el templado laberinto de la modernidad. Mi cerebro se cortocircuitaba con las lascivas caricias de la Circe cyborg y su bebedizo binario. Ignorante de […]

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Truth and Understanding

We inhabit three different realms of cognition: MATERIAL, POETIC, SPIRITUAL. Maybe they are not three separate sets but a continuous spectrum. Either way, the problems we face and the tools used to face them fall in either one of the three. Modernity has evolved in such a way that most problems it tries to solve […]

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Self arrogance

Monday. The weekend that came to an end yesterday was at the same time weird and constructive. I constantly felt both driven and full of energy but also unbalanced as if walking along the edge of a cliff. I cannot say precisely why I felt this way as there were many plausible reasons: The weekend was three […]

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The Idol of Diversity

Courage, Anxiety and Despair: Watching the Battle – ca. 1850 – James Sant I am a very frequent visitor to the processed fish section of my favorite hypermarket in the outskirts of Madrid. In its chest refrigerators I usually encounter a very specific kind of filleted fish in plastic trays that I do not recall […]

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