Show us your Achilles’ heel

«You are invulnerable, you have no Achilles’ heel.» Portrait of a Lady, T.S.Eliot ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ I don’t know what we choose in our lives; and what chooses us. Things...

Nip the buds, shoot the kids

"In one day one can experience the horrors of hell; there is plenty of time for that." Wittgenstein As a matter of fact, in this century...

Post modern Holocaust

The post-modern holocaust is completed in four stages. Cultural extermination Moral extermination Financial extermination Literal extermination    ~~{}~~ Culture is man’s conscience. Cultural indigence is the primary form of violence, no...

Charlie Parker’s ornithology

Trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie writes a phrase of «Be-Bop» music on the blackboard in New York, May 1, 1947. (AP Photo) ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ “It's just music. It's playing...

Pink Floyd and a lace bra

Life is a short, warm moment And death is a long cold rest. You get your chance to try in the twinkling of an eye: Eighty years,...

The poverty of the people, the wealth of the nations

“Perfect democracy is where there are neither too poor, nor too wealthy citizens”. Thales of Miletus 643 – 548 B.C., ancient Greek philosopher “The most efficient...