Breivik’s lice

When we were children, we used to catch lice very often; especially when we went to the village, where our favourite place for exploration...

Politicians’ neurological disorder

Oliver Sacks presents in his famous book “The man who mistook his wife for a hat” a unique case of optical agnosia. In this case...

The banality of the banality of evil

“The most horrendous crimes have been committed by ordinary people.” Hannah Arendt “Politics is not the art of lying, it’s the art of speaking the minimal...

Adultery makes the world go round

   Madame Bovary’s approach and the Coolidge effect ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ One of the biggest conventional lies is that human beings are monogamous creatures. This is the basis for...

Ode to joy under pressure

It’s the terror of knowing what this world is about Watching some good friends screaming, «Let me out!» Under Pressure, Queen (fut. David Bowie) ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Sometimes I think,...

Thoughts of a child that was hunting comets

“When young, it is too soon, and when old, it is too late” Diogenis the Cynic “The young seek adventure, the old long for security.” Naguib Mahfouz                                                                                                 ~ I was eleven years...