No numbers, today. No place for statistics.
This is the Realm of Dream.
To paraphrase one of his commercials, the King doesn’t tell time: he tells History.
But here, History ends: and the Legend begins.
Simply, Roger Federer.
“Non ha natura al seme
Dell’uom più stima o cura
Che alla formica: e se più rara in quello
Che nell’altra è la strage,
Non avvien ciò d’altronde
Fuor che l’uom sue prosapie ha men feconde”.
I think that the technologies aren’t inherently right nor wrong: it’s their use which can turn them either into good or evil – and it depends on man.
That being said, I believe that the Social Networks (which elsewhere I compared to Hobbes’ state of nature) have got the darkest side. A shady heart which, e.g., gave rise to a broken view of the freedom of thought – and speech and expression – whereby everyone is free to think/say/express anything that the Single Dominant Mindset imposes: otherwise, the non-aligned must be eliminated (virtually, for now, but who knows…?).
And yet, we’ve still got hope. Because, “blessed are they which are persecuted for righteousness’ sake […], blessed are ye, when men shall revile you, and persecute you, and shall say all manner of evil against you falsely” (Matthew 5, 10-11). And, in the end, darkness “shall not prevail” (Matthew 16, 18).
Questo è il Fontanone del Gianicolo stamattina. Se anche Roma gela, vuol dire che fa proprio freddo!
That’s the “Big Fountain” on the Janiculum Hill, this morning. If even Rome is freezing, no doubt it’s really cold!
With the hope that everyone can stop existing, and start living!!!
Con l’augurio che tutti possano smettere di esistere e iniziare a vivere!!!