Three comments on the ephemeral

The gods’ fanfare. Shall we get back to the wisdom of Greek myths? Luc Ferry’s book left me wondering about the role of heroes in that mythology. From what I could understand, such semi-gods need to destroy any kind of force that potentially opposes cosmic balance. They exist for the sake of maintaining the harmony between the living and the inanimate, between divine eternity and chaotic time. In the absence …

Chocolate, now!

Eyes focused on the Kindle’s binary light. May foreign words soothe the ones unceasingly sprouting from my within. The coffee smell strolls around the room and maybe it will take me a little bit away from me. Whatever I can do to leave the brain function in the background. Happy is the unconscious, for it works without noticing.

Happy is the unconscious, for it works without noticing.

However, the excitement …

Life by the beach

The city is the cause and the solution to all of our problems. That’s an angle I got from Freud’s ‘Civilization and its Discontents’. Human beings need to curb their drives in order to build society, which provides them with the safety network they need to be happy. However, when we curb our drives, we are unhappy.

Sao Paulo has got its entrepreneur side. It’s ambitious. It’s efficient: it generates …