What men don't say
21/10/2016 - 16:45
In the theory of opposing blocs, or the balance of power, the aim is to prevent the emergence of an hegemonic power that could disrupt peace and harmony between states. The first to practice it – for the Italian city-states in the Humanistic era – was Francesco Sforza, who promoted the Peace of Lodi in 1454, establishing an equilibrium between the five powers of the time: the Duchy of Milan, the Florentine Republic, the...
What is good is also true
29/08/2016 - 08:45
We are no longer used to having an effective, balanced and courageous vision of the world. We are no longer accustomed to taking up challenges, threats and adversities that modern life presents to us with increasing frequency . Why not? Because we have lost our identity or to put it more simply, our team spirit, the mainspring of our evolutionary success. We proceed in a blur, our vision fogged by the tenuous political do-...
The great dissolution
14/07/2016 - 10:00
This time I want to tell you a personal story that made ​​me reflect quite a bit. The theme is certainly complex and delicate, and, for sure, it is not my intention to adopt demagogic and populist positions. I will talk about the current climate of terror as if it were a mirror reflection, not through the aberrant elements of Islamic fundamentalism but through the ethical and cultural weakness of our much-vaunted Italian and...
The Spirit of Truth
20/06/2016 - 14:30
“He who never changes his mind is either the greatest of the wise or the most foolish of the fools”. Confucius.  It is in this indecisiveness, stuck in the middle, that the tragedy of the modern world is consummated. In that limbo occupied by the bourgeois mediocrity of the industrial and post-industrial spirit, in the relativistic culture of the provisional that has its roots in the capitalist pragmatism and...