• to be or not to be to be or not to be, that is the question: whether it is nobler mood to endure the insults, stones and darts iniquitous fortune, Or to take arms against a sea of ​​troubles and fighting disperse. Die, sleep, nothing more, and by a sleep to say we end the mourning and the endless misery of the natural heritage ...
    • The unanswered questions on the world The problem of the limits of reason and language was fully centered Kant which identified the contradictions. He highlighted the existence of concepts limit, that man will always attempt to examine, even if they are outside of his or her cognitive. The elusiveness of these truths will not push the human race to the waiver of the survey ...
    • The Infinite by Giacomo Leopardi "I was always fond of this secluded hill, and this hedge, from seeing most last horizon prevents. But sitting and looking, Boundless spaces beyond that, and superhuman silences, and deepest quiet I thought I pretend, where nearly the heart is overwhelmed. And like the wind I hear rustling through the trees, what I infinite silence to this entry comparing vo: ...
    • The mean dialectical Nabla: "Imagine a work of art of inestimable value. Now think of a Raffaello who destroys his work as soon as they realized. Think about the ritual of the mandala: It creates a work of art of aesthetic and semantic not less than that of our greatest artists, and then "poof", unreported hit by the artist himself, destroyed, per ...
    • Free will "I am reminded of a fascinating myth about the relationship between fate and free will: the myth of Er narrated by Plato in the tenth book of the Republic ". "Beautiful! But I do not remember in detail what was the story told ". "Er is a kind of precursor of Dante. He went in the afterlife, and he returned without having drunk ...
  • Language
    • Frege and boxer girl. "What's in a name? What we call with the name pink, although the chiamassimo another name, serberebbe still smell as sweet. "He asks Juliet in the famous Shakespeare tragedy. The same question has occupied and still occupies the minds and writings of philosophers, linguists and even ...
    • Word:deception or salvation? I'm with Siddharta: our wise friend of the East, who once said,: "Words are not good for the secret meaning: everything immediately becomes a little 'different, a bit 'distorted, a bit 'wacky indeed, yet this is good, even with this I agree, what a man's treasure and wisdom, for the other ...
    • Words… WORDS WORDS WORDS "The Music is their lack of any urbanity,especially for the property, that its instruments, to extend their action beyond what you want, (the neighborhood) , so it somehow creeps and go to disturb the freedom of those who are not part of the detention ...
    • language…truth…silence… The language and words have inherent limitations. Even the logic, science more rigorous hesitating, It can not be used to build a perfect language. In fact, Gödel's incompleteness theorems 1931 They have definitively struck down all tenttivi create a logical language without any imperfection. (to deepen see: ...
  • Political Philosophy
    • Adriano Olivetti: industry, common good and happiness We talk about Steve Jobs, of Italian entrepreneurs ambiguous or questionable entrepreneurial superstars ethical and human point of view. Few know Adriano Olivetti. The case of Adriano Olivetti is unique in the recent history of mankind. Olivetti has been a successful entrepreneur, with extraordinary humanity, cultura e sensibilità a riguardo delle esigenze ...
    • The end of Communism and Capitalism The two economic forms of society of our century came to collapse: on the one hand there was the collapse of communism and the disintegration of the Soviet Union, on the opposite side of capitalism it is imploding on itself. La crisi attuale negli Stati Uniti e negli stati democratici moderni sembra più una la crisi di un ...
    • Utopia Understand the reality and accept it as it is or groped to change it to make it similar to how ideally imagine in our heads? This question makes sense both for the individual and for humanity. For the utopian reality can improve without limits, to become perfect. If this one does not live in a ...
    • The invisible hand of Adam Smith The main thesis of The Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith is that the work, and therefore the capital that increases productivity, It is used in the best conditions in the non-public interference and free trade. Smith, to explain this concept, She gave birth to the famous metaphor of the invisible hand: each individual, in ...
    • “Return to ethnic groups?” – “No, thank you” You know what was one of the greatest innovations of the '900? Information technology? The electronics? Einstein's relativity? No, I refer to the European Community. Thanks to it,, we approached our brothers Europeans. The mesh of the network of economic, commercial and cultural relations have favored the growth of a feeling of brotherhood and mutual interest. Today you can ...
  • Man and Society
    • It makes more sense to talk about “securities” today? In our era the "value" often coincides with what we like or makes us happy and gives us well-being. But there are more those values ​​in which we believe they are presumed correct and true regardless of whether they bear ease in our lives? This question is of great importance because all of us orient our lives ...
    • Applications for a player worker It is not necessarily a communist ideal to give due weight to the effort and the appropriate honors, abnegation and capabilities of those who “realizes”. Too often in society, Some people take it merits and honors he did not appartangono. They have used the work and skills of others to become great in the eyes of ...
    • Sooner or later you have to talk about it… Aldo: "It's rare to hear a young person talk about this subject so serene". Nabla: "Ignorance of death would ignore even life. Life and death are two sides of existence, if there was a, there would be the other. It is this alternation that nourishes life itself: Life eats life ". Aldo: "You know that I ...
    • But where are the teachers? "Maestro" - "How sorry? It is said Professor!" Since the middle schools teach to despise the word "master". One of the events that face a very angry my teacher of middle school, It was to have been invoked in that disparagingly. On the contrary - I think – teachers without education can not work. It seems a matter of ...
    • Irony I was in a large library with a friend. I usually like to spend two hours surrounded by books, browse through someone, read the presentation and, if I find something that strikes me, porto at home with me. Known, in the ranking of best-selling books, that the first place is Luciana Littizzetto. I approach intrigued, ...
  • Religion
    • The canonization of Mother Teresa of Calcutta Mother Teresa of Calcutta will be holy. Pope Francesco, on his birthday, approved the miracle attributed to Mother Teresa. The 15 December, the case of extraordinary healing, attributed to Mother Teresa had already been positively assessed by the conference of bishops and cardinals gathered in the Congregation. Mother Teresa will be canonized as “the apostle of the past”, probably ...
    • Christmas and the birth of Jesus What is celebrated during Christmas? Christmas began as a Christian holiday? Jesus really born on 25 December? The Christmas cult was established by the Romans in the third century A.D., ma non nacque come una festa cristiana bensì come celebrazione del Sol Invictus (“Sole invitto”) che era un appellativo religioso utilizzato per diverse divinità nel ...
    • Jesus Nabla: "I would like to resume the dialogue in the previous thought, to move from the scientific to the religious tradition and spiritual. Apart from the problems of our country, we said that science is a very valuable tool for knowledge, and we would like to extend the scientific method in all areas of human knowledge. the problem is ...
    • Religion and spirituality Marco: "Why, in your opinion, many feel the need to approach the spiritual philosophies?". Nabla: "Whoever undertakes a spiritual quest, often it is because one or more crises have swept and tormented his life. Many teachers argue that this is positive: "The crisis was a blessing, drew you to the search " – "before ...
    • The Bible I have often admired the figure of Jesus Christ as well as the Gospels depict the Bible. One can not doubt that the Gospels have inspired many saints. Probably also they helped some people to become more tolerant, more open towards others. They talk a good Jesus, charitable, that does not discriminate on ...
  • Love
    • LoveThe Platonic amoreL'amore Love in’ Hinduism Love Buddhist Love Cristiano Aphorisms and phrases amoreL'amore The love, a feeling that has inspired the verses of the greatest poets, and not only of them. Even the most rough and cold of individuals can be transformed into a sweet poet under the influence of this spell. Leopardi was the poet that we know without Silvia? Spingendoci ...
    • Love it… that day, that space, that meeting would change her life. She was there. Bella, different, to discover. His, Marco, a shy boy, young, on 27 years, one that tries to look beyond. Log in, He looks around. That period was convinced he had to change once and for all: He needed a person next, can not be done ...
  • Nablasophia
    • All roads go to Delphi Marco: "I think that our society has created the largest source of mental drug that has ever existed. Substances are distributed worldwide, in prepackaged formats and international. Consumers are increasingly in a state of chronic addiction. What matters most to them, is not living, but distracted: find ...
    • Infinite or Nothing? Marco: "Why do some people think that life is a gift and others see it as a prison?". Nabla: "He who loves life would extend to infinity. In monotheistic religions, the substratum of everything is an eternal God, infinity, ed – in some cases – creator and judge of humanity. He can donate eternity. This is an optimistic view ...
    • The philosophical choice Marco: "There are many people who do not like the philosophy, indeed they say that they should stop philosophizing. What would you say?". Nabla: "If you mean by philosophy that knowledge purely speculative and theoretical, then, although I can not deny that it is fascinating, I understand why ordinary people do not like this type of activity. Western philosophers are excessively idealistic, ...
    • The balance of desire Desire is one of the central problems of man. Sirende he realized that his nature is that of a being who wants, that want, gate, but, Conversely, as well as joy is born of desire dall'appagamento, comes the pain out of frustration that aspiration is not met. One can safely say that all great ...
    • The mind is not you Marco: "A friend of mine Buddhist claims that we can get into a state where we are completely free from suffering. He states that, achieving complete control of the mind, we are freed from all connection. This is achieved with practice indicated in the Buddhist scriptures ". Nabla: "in truth, in our world there is never "the cessation of ...
  • Odifreddi
    • Odifreddi and Russell on science and mathematics Marco: "Nabla, Enough Odifreddi, you're getting boring!» Nabla: "Turpe is silenced, and let Odifreddi speaks (7)". Marco: "I would not be in his shoes, knowing how much you're annoying, when you put!» Nabla: "But Odifreddi also rumored to be impertinent. There is someone that when I started the blog I wrote "Tell the truth, you are the son of Piergiorgio ...
    • Odifreddi Christians and cretins I came across in reading a wonderful book, full of interesting ideas. The author of an intelligence out of the ordinary is the professor of logic Piergiorgio Odifreddi. He is only the mind, brain. We could call it as Plato had jokingly nicknamed Aristotle (he preferred the study and solitary contemplation dialogue Academy) : Us, that ...
    • Zichichi or Odifreddi (faith or science)? that is the question. We had concluded the post neutrino with the following dilemma: Zichichi or Odifreddi (faith or science )? neither, thank you. I want to be more impertinent mathematician impertinent, who believes he is cocky as freethinker. If Zichichi is dogmatic as clergyman, I think that he himself falls Odifeddi ...
  • Random pensieri
    • Books in us Mind you, even the cosmic fire carbonizzasse the whole universe, The books indestructible as diamond emerge intact from the ashes. Under a tree or on a rock, in the humblest huts, Poems and comments, collections and compendiums live inside you. Also wanted to throw fire your books ever, You should first unlearn those ports etched in the belly. Ikkyu Sōjun
    • Fall Fall, lift, fall and rise, and then fall and rise again. Do the impossible, and then lost for nothing. Thinking to succeed: shape the negative emotions and turn them into vases filled with enthusiasm. Try to throw out the window all the frustrations, replacing them with images full of wonder. Get to color the pale days ...
    • Ink Writing took away the soul. It was like putting a point in his life. After he had done, He had to take a break, shake off that sense of emptiness that left him: as if the ink take away something he. Return to life, lift your eyes, remove the pen from the paper. Yup, from the sheet; because the ...
  • Pills
    • Modern relativism… If country X factory atomic bomb does to protect the world. If the country Y (enemy of X) Factory atomic bomb does destroy the world. If country X has used the atomic bomb, You did it to save the world and save hundreds of thousands of lives. Who pulled ...
    • The frog and the scorpion A scorpion had to cross the river; so not knowing how to swim, he sought help from a frog: – “please, let me get on your back and bring me on the other side” The frog replied: – “I was crazy! So we are just in the water and I sting you kill me!!!” “Why would I do that” He urged the scorpion, “If you die and I will sting ...
    • Saints and sages It may seem contradictory, but only men can become more passionate great saints. Only warriors can become wise. The former must fight Satan and his terrible temptation to the extreme, to the point as to refuse the smallest comfort: must not allow the fire that burns inside of them to come on with a simple ...
    • If you want to see, learn to act If you want to see, learn to act – Heinz von Foerster Regola aurea: We should not judge people by their opinions, but by what this make their opinions. G.C. Lichtenberg "Good words and bad facts, deceive wise and fools. " Proverb The word is the shadow of the action. Democritus
    • But… "Love and do 'what you want' St. Augustine
  • Philosophical Stories
    • The baby and the philosopher He had failed to give a direction to its existence, to give substance to their thoughts. When he lost the love, He had lost everything. It was no longer capable of wonder; to contemplate the beauty of its fragile existence. His thought was lost forever in the void, in nothing. Amava Nietzsche, and thought that finally ...
    • BEYOND APPEARANCES Winter was the season he loved. Cold air and sun, just like that day. The windows fogged bus 791, direction Trastevere, They did not prevent him to look out the windows. The life that flows through the streets, people tra, machines and Tram, why time seems to pass ever. for them ...
    • Without beginning…and endless It is an evening of many. We are sitting on a small couch. The atmosphere is calm, music low, the environment is lit with a pleasant soft light, the clock in the hall marks nine thirty in the evening. We are still able to enjoy the tranquility of the room almost empty, waiting for the crowd we submerge. Take ...
  • Science
    • Ramanujan - The man who saw the Infinite The 9 June 2016 esce nelle sale italiane L’uomo che Vide l‘Infinito (The Man who Knew Infinity), un film che racconta la storia del matematico Srinivasa Ramanujan. The film is based on the book by Robert Kanigel, “The man saw that the infinite – The short life of Srinivasa Ramanujan, math genius” e racconta la vera storia ...
    • Superluminal neutrinos? Nabla: "Again neutrinos come back to talk about their!» Marco: "I remember a long time ago you explained to me the problem to their mass (see Universe). In summary, I said that we still had not managed to figure out whether or not they had a mass ... and then from there it seems to me that we left for the ...
    • Logic = basic knowledge? Often, those who dedicate their lives to a branch of knowledge, He believes that discipline is the basis of all human knowledge. I witnessed more than once in dialectical clashes (sometimes to the edge of the dialectical, tending to physical!), between mathematical, Philosophy, scientists,... But there is a category of scholars who, in my opinion, stops ...
    • What is it “science”? "What science?" – He asks Socrates in Plato's Theaetetus. Not what this or that science, but what is science itself. What are the characteristics that a cognitive methodology needs so that it can be called that way? The problem of demarcation, and the definition of an exact method, He was able to take the ship ...
    • stamina cells "What would you think if you were told that they found a substance that can repair your body's organs? Science fiction? No, cellule staminali. " Nabla: "Are you still working on the project? » Matteo: " …maybe we are close ... relativity will soon have other experimental confirmation '. Nabla: "I hope that whatever you discover them, l’ I learn from the voice of a friend ... ". Matteo: "I know I can not ...
  • Various feelings
    • Kant and his old father heartless The philosopher Immanuel Kant was the usual walk hours 15:30 when he met an elder of his city. It is said that the inhabitants of Konigsberg would regulate the clocks on the passing of Professor Kant, the outward or the return of the daily walk. The route he was always the same (later it became known as Philosophengang, O ...
    • a most beautiful sea… Today you will not find what you expect: nabla no longer has the serenity to think. The emotions have taken over. I wanted to disappear for a while ', time to go back to being peaceful, the time to understand what is wrong. Too many times I have built through hard work and all too often it is destroyed by a whisker ...
    • One of our special friend Before you go on with the saga of energy, I would like to dedicate a post to a friend of ours , a special person to me. I do not know her very, I do not know live: I met her here on the blog and was created immediately great harmony. I know he's about my age, which it is one of the most ...
    • Perfect friendship "In the 'friendship of which I speak, souls mix and mingle with each other with a union so complete erase and not find again more connection that united. If you ask me to say because I loved her, I feel that this can not be expressed if not responding: because he was; Why ...
  • Company
    • The Nobel Prize war for peace Who among us he has never played the video game where you have to kill as many enemies that appear before our eyes? And what would you say if, instead of "virtual puppets", press the button that would allow you to kill a person in the flesh? Purtroppo questa è la nuova “moda” della ...
    • Corruption exists only in the public sector? We tend to think that corruption is only in the public sector. We often hear “private companies work because they need to be profitable”. But there it is in Italy? first of all, very few Italian companies are fully released to the public. Indeed, many private companies working for organizations that have government concessions. Just think of the world of games, in ...
    • Oriana Fallaci was right? Here is an exchange of views (quantomai current) happened in the aftermath of the tragedy of September 11 2001 between Oriana Fallaci and Tiziano Terzani. If you want to read the original articles of Oriana Fallaci and Tiziano Terzani you can follow the link at the end post. The enemy is at home I am very much, very angry. Angry with a cold rage, Glossy, rational. Anger ...
    • 1984: the new dystopia could be around the corner The computer as a tool to kill freedom "Orthodoxy consists in not thinking - not needing to think in. Orthodoxy is unconsciousness. " 1984 (Nineteen Eighty-Four) In the future the word freedom will increasingly agree the word computer. In fact, the cultural revolution brought by IT, though in some ways it made it possible to expand our emancipation and ...
    • Benigni: by the Communist 2 million euro in the evening! Moses would become millionaire, had he lived in our times. 2,4 million euro for two nights on 10 Commandments! This is the figure that has asked the agent of Roberto Benigni Rai for two episodes of a new show hosted by comedian Tuscan. Although it is a fact that communism is an Italian beings ...
  • Events
    • Meeting of 13/02/2013 We are pleased to announce that on Wednesday 13/02/2012 at 21:00 It will hold a meeting to share the quest for truth (Satsang). We share interactively, with the support of classical texts and not, thoughts and reflections regarding our point of view on an issue that will be introduced at the beginning of the meeting. in particular, Wednesday's meeting will approach ...
    • Satsang Tuesday 17 We are pleased to announce that on Tuesday 17/04/2012 at 20:30 It will hold a meeting to share the quest for truth (Satsang). We share interactively, with the support of classical texts and not, thoughts and reflections regarding our point of view on an issue that will be introduced at the beginning of the meeting. in particular, meeting Tuesday 17 ...
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