It is time to ask one’s self this question, after the dramatic farce of the assault on Capitol Hill. The matter goes beyond the North American borders. It concerns all countries who call themselves democratic and it has an epochal and urgent significance. Trump’s potential imitators are roaming around Europe and its surroundings: Le Pen, Salvini, Vox are just some examples not to mention Orban and Erdogan. There is a spread of “social” lies and frenzy which feed violent and conspirational fantasies of the most retrograde sectors of the population. Maniacs who would like to negate the feminine gender and to abrogate history with its traces, are gaining grounds. Male chauvinist arrogance and killings are multiplying. Armed racist or integralist gangsLeggi Tutto

It is needless to push our researches so far as to ask, why we have humanity or a fellowfeeling with others. It is sufficient, that this is experienced to be a principle in human nature. David Hume To react. Right now, before dark comes upon us, before the sun comes up again. A sudden, fast and unknown threat is spreading all around the world. We all have this epidemic menace in common and the necessary practical prevention measures are hygiene and “social distancing”. How possible is it that the necessary isolation could nurture our reciprocal subjectivities or on the contrary give rise to loneliness? How possible is it for this emergency to awaken a more radical human emergence or, on theLeggi Tutto

“Until it is only in my mind that I have the idea of good, without making it real through my actions, without upholding it as a life principle, it is not a truth in me but a mere representation”Ludwig Feuerbach The situation in which we find ourselves is difficult and strange. We have adopted some practical prevention measures which are fundamental to containing and defeating the epidemic. We have done so promptly and autonomously following medical advice. We agree with certain government measures to that extent and only to that extent. Given the methods and arguments used by institutions and the media; given the design, the priorities and the whole-picture prospects, we are now more alternative than ever, therefore distant fromLeggi Tutto