Like a pebble into a lake (Existential ripples)

The biggest fear, universal and panhuman, is this of death. Even if you accept your mortality, even if you espouse Epicurus quote “accustom yourself to...

Carpe fuckin’ diem

There is this chimeric aphorism which emerged from the lips of Horace (the oh-captain-my-captain Robin Williams) and we adopted: Carpe diem, seize the day,...

Every now and then say: “what the fuck!”

Two men decided to have a wood cutting competition. Each of them grabbed an axe and set off cutting down trunks. But one of them...

The loneliness of the wise man

The wise man, namely Homo sapiens sapiens, is the only surviving species of its genus. This is somewhat unusual. The animals of most genera have...

I consume, therefore I am

In Wim Wenders’ documentary film Buena Vista Social Club about the music of Cuba we see some great old-Cuban musicians playing music and talk...

So long and thanks for all the fish

Today, as I was taking my son to the Kung Fu lesson, I saw an old woman getting closer to the open window of...