Charles Bukowski: “It’s the only good fight there is”

Don’t try. Written on Charles Bukowski’s gravestone. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ I write this on the occasion of the birthday of Charles Bukowski, but it is not his biography. Only...

Beetroots and aubergines for Tom Robbins

When I was twenty years old I was into great writers like Camus and Kafka. Chris was lending his father a hand at the...

To what extent are we free? – Experiments with the subconscious

The conclusion was the following: the scattered words with which the students were primed affected their behavior. They believed that they were patient because they meant to, because that was their disposition, because it was their decision.

The anarchists of the Tropics and the Twin Planet

It took three years to reach the Twin Planet. That was the name which spread widely right from the start since the other one,...

Eros is a socially acceptable form of insanity

“ Love is like a socially acceptable form of insanity.” HER, Spike Jonze “Love, unbeatable at battle” Antigone, Sophocles ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ I look at this photo taken by Niki Boon and...

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...