Building your path
As Machado said, “the path is made by walking”. You build the present, you walk it. Times change and evolve.
Here you have a monologue performed by Carlos Alsina in his radio show “La Brújula” (Onda Cero – Spanish) last April 18th. I really like the common sense it transmits. There is a worrying lack of common sense nowadays…
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Burdens and sentences
These past days a dissonant voice has been heard about the buzz that has been settling down in Europe during the past nearly four years. An unwritten rule is broken. Günter Grass, former member of the SS and Nobel Prize for Literature in 1996, has published a poem about current tense situation between Israel and Iran. It has not taken long for an avalanche of criticism from all sectors, both Israeli and German, to appear. The Iranians may not have been even aware (consequences of censorship to which they are submitted on behalf of the “Loudmouth” and company…), otherwise they would have also entered the judgment to the poem.
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Jamba returns home after an entertaining day at school. Jamba is 6 years old. He just had math class. His favorite. That’s why he know you have two legs, two feet and five toes on each one… and it takes him more than 100 steps to get to school. He can count more, but he gets bored having to repeat the same 99 numbers before reaching 200. Then … click!
“Do not kick the ball that far! I spend all day long going to pick it up!” Shally yells at his brother Tom. Tons of sweat down her forehead. The heat is scorching. Atypical despite being mid-January. “This time he went too far,” Shally thinks. “Dad always tells us not to cross the fence”, says to herself. “Well, he will not know. Well, the ball is just there, two steps from the fence”. Then … click!
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