When you have to go
12/06/2014 - 10:15
Beauty does not make the one who possesses it happy, but the one who can love and desire them (Hermann Hesse) But how did we get here? When we interrogate the current state of our life it is as if we’re taking a snapshot of an ineffable light beam. Our present condition – a pack of thoughts, values, and expectations that represent the here and now – is never simply the result of our rational actions and decisions. Who has...
Three Reasons to go fast
13/05/2014 - 11:15
One is always a bit shy in showing off a beautiful thing. What is misunderstood, or not understood – or worse bent to one’s own purposes and therefore unnatural. Despite this radical doubt, even if you don’t deserve it, I want to give you something. So I will explain why there are people who do not seem to stop... Never, not even for a moment! There are only a few of these winged beings who really know the value of the...
The beauty that brings no happiness
15/04/2014 - 10:15
“Beauty will save the world,” an overused, idolatrised phrase – taken from Dostoyevsky’s The Idiot –has nothing to do with contingent reality, where it has landed illegally and improperly. A phrase from Big Brother in reality, a dangerous simplification coined by illiterates for tuppeny ha’penny trivialities. If not for high gain business strategies – designed out of the absolutist creed of international marketing. Beauty...
14/03/2014 - 12:30
Her name was probably Sarah. Little more than a teenager, disappointed by her mediocrity, one day I told her, solemn and imperative: “I do not know what to make of your winters without snow.” I still remember that warm season like a kind of curse. Months of brackish stagnation and a winter not at all virile. Day after day slipped into the abyss of time in horrible mechanical sequence. A combination that was potent and deadly...