I am reading a very nice book about Zen by Taisen Deshimaru. It starts with this story: Someone wrote on a wall of a US university of positive sciences: "God is dead - Nietzsche". And after some time, somebody added below: "Nietzsche is dead - God". I liked it very much because in addition to be funny it summarizes very well some recent thoughts I had regarding religion. More specifically, I think that there is an interesting misunderstanding related to the notion of God. Many people se…
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March 1, 2009A few days ago I was passing by a bar on Parmentier avenue, in Paris, and there was a nice band playing live. Their name is Falak. Check www.myspace.com/falaklegroupe . If you ever visit Paris, this bar is a cool small place to listen to live music in a friendly environment: www.fra.cityvox.fr/bars-et-boites_paris/la-gouttiere_87784/Profil-Lieu (they have live shows every Tuesday and Thursday) To make the story short, the energy of the place was very warm and "attractive". So, with my…
November 16, 2008So, what was I saying? Yes, the army experience. I must finish with this topic because I have new things to say about my latest trips to Shanghai and Napoli. I was checking some notes that I took one day about what I shouldn't forget after the army. Most of them where about incentives and how the army achieves its so difficult objective: to turn normal people into heros that are ready to throw themselves in the battlefield when ordered to do so. From my experience, the key for this to hap…