Category Archives: Philosophy

And now we’ll never know / That sense that tomorrow was far away / And our dreams they will never fade / We never thought the good times could end

I was talking about nostalgia and memories yesterday; today I have changed my mind, as it usually happens to women*. The term “nostalgia” comes from the Ancient Greek words “nóstos” = return and “álgos” = sorrow: it literally indicates that … Continue reading

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A Painful Case: murdered by her maternal solicitude? By his latent greatness?

And here you go: the second part of this commentary. As I had anticipated in the first half, I will now focus on the main themes of the short story: the development of Mrs. Sinico and Mr. Duffy’s relationship, the … Continue reading

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A Painful Case: he is not the new Mr. Darcy.

And now, a more positive post. About a couple of months ago, I was talking with a close friend about, basically, relationships, listening to people and always being wrong with the whole ‘friendzone’ thing. For some weird coincidence, she was … Continue reading

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Sfuriata full of (not so much) anger that you most probably would not enjoy reading.

Lo so che non si scrive in preda ad un’emozione deleteria come la rabbia. Ma infrangerò tale regola, perché per me, ora, é tutta questione di scorno delusione disappointment irritazione. Non importa l’evento dal quale questi sentimenti (emozioni?, alla distinzione … Continue reading

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YOLO! (2), Carpe Diem and “the walls of death”.

“Tu ne quaesieris, scire nefas, quem mihi, quem tibi finem di dederint, Leuconoe, nec Babylonios temptaris numeros. ut melius quidquid erit pati, seu pluris hiemes seu tribuit Iuppiter ultimam, quae nunc oppositis debilitat pumicibus mare Tyrrhenum: sapias, vina liques, et … Continue reading

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Am I an introvert hamster?

“Il fatto che mi basti poco per essere felice non significa che mi accontenti delle briciole. Altrimenti sarei un criceto” ~Italo Calvino “The fact that I don’t need much to be happy does not mean that I’m content with crumbles. … Continue reading

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Life is a pendulum between pain and boredom?

So, I was looking for info for an assignment and I came across a blog -it seemed interesting, but it wasn’t. Yet, the final sentence was “leave enough time for fun”, which obviously caught my attention. This will sound SO … Continue reading

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