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, […]Read more "Katejón"
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 […]Read more "Metanoia"
That we are actors in a play in which we must perform our parts as best we can is an old metaphor of the ancient Stoics. Epictetus was especially fond of it. The point being that many things in our lives are outside our control and influence. And so we must focus on those we […]Read more "Performing in the World Stage"
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 […]Read more "Truth and Understanding"
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 […]Read more "Self arrogance"
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 […]Read more "The Idol of Diversity"
I do not have any black acquaintances. Conversely I am not a Jew myself but I am quite close to a few of them. Nevertheless all the arguments made below are based on publicly available facts. What I am doing here is oppose two diverging populations, Blacks and Jews, against the Western white majority to […]Read more "Kikes, Niggers & Crackers"