“The Devil Reassured” – CIORAN

Why is God so dull, so feeble, so inadequately picturesque? Why does He lack interest, vigor, actuality and resemble us so little? Is there any image less anthropomorphic and more gratuitously remote? How could we have projected into Him lights so dim and powers so unsteady? Where have our energeis leaked away to, where have… Continue lendo “The Devil Reassured” – CIORAN

“Degeneração como estrutura do discurso racista” – Fabio CIRACÌ (UNISALENTO)

Entartung: degeneração como estrutura do discurso racista por Fabio Ciracì https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SxUxMaRqvF4 Existe hoje uma copiosa literatura histórica sobre o racismo, especialmente em inglês e francês, que é seguida por uma literatura cada vez maior em espanhol e português. Para falar de racismo é preciso antes de tudo entender o que ele é, como é possível… Continue lendo “Degeneração como estrutura do discurso racista” – Fabio CIRACÌ (UNISALENTO)

“Be friends with death” – Alan WATTS

Alan wrote over 25 books on subjects such as personal identity, the true nature of reality, higher consciousness, the meaning of life, and the non-material pursuit of happiness. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1pKyavcNi7c Here are some qoutes form Alan Watts about death. "Death is another form of life.""Death is the only that is promised in life. Don't allow the… Continue lendo “Be friends with death” – Alan WATTS

“La crisis del hombre de hoy” – Ernesto SÁBATO

Ernesto Sabato, magistral disertación sobre la crisis del hombre en el Siglo XX y XXI. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RMGuyqAG0pA RELACIONADO:

Gnose, pessimisme et antinatalisme dans Le Mauvais Démiurge – CIORAN

Timide, dépourvu de dynamisme, le bien est inapte à se communiquer ; le mal, autrement empressé, veut se transmettre, et il y arrive puisqu’il possède le double privilège d’être fascinant et contagieux. Aussi voit-on plus facilement s’étendre, sortir de soi, un dieu mauvais qu’un dieu bon. Cette incapacité de demeurer en soi-même, dont le créateur devait… Continue lendo Gnose, pessimisme et antinatalisme dans Le Mauvais Démiurge – CIORAN

“Y, a pesar de todo, ¿por qué no se suicidó Cioran?” – Ion VARTIC

A esta pregunta que, de un modo más o menos directo, se le formuló a Cioran en repetidas ocasiones, muchas de ellas no exentas de malicia, él respondió siempre que no se le había entendido bien. Nunca exhortó al suicidio ni hizo apología de este; de hecho, dijo todo lo contrario: que el pensamiento de… Continue lendo “Y, a pesar de todo, ¿por qué no se suicidó Cioran?” – Ion VARTIC

Simone de Beauvoir sur l’existentialisme et Dieu

From a 1959 interview with Wilfrid Lemoyne, on Radio Canada. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tJnWHVwvYSQ Existentialists take human existence and the human condition to be a fundamental issue. They tend to be radical individualists who privilege our lived experience and choice. They focus on themes such as: freedom, authenticity, the individual, meaning, anxiety, alienation, death, dread, the absurd, contingency,… Continue lendo Simone de Beauvoir sur l’existentialisme et Dieu

“Alphaville – Do Lado de Dentro do Muro” (2009) – Luiza CAMPOS

Também a economia da salvação segue a lógica da acumulação. Para os calvinistas, só o sucesso econômico gera a certitudo salutis, a pertença ao grupo dos escolhidos, que os livra da danação eterna.BYUNG-CHUL HAN, Topologia da Violência Alphaville é um recorte do estilo de vida do lado de dentro do muro. O retrato de um Brasil cercado,… Continue lendo “Alphaville – Do Lado de Dentro do Muro” (2009) – Luiza CAMPOS

My Stolen Childhood: Understanding the Trokosi system | BBC Africa Eye documentary

Thousands of women across West Africa have been enslaved by a centuries old practice called “trokosi”. Girls are forced to live and work with priests in religious shrines, for the rest of their lives, to “pay” for the sins of family members. Although the practice has officially been banned in Ghana, it’s still happening there… Continue lendo My Stolen Childhood: Understanding the Trokosi system | BBC Africa Eye documentary

The Lost Tribe of the Amazon (Isolated People Documentary) | Real Stories

Images of men emerging from the deepest Amazonian rainforest for the first time captivated the world in June 2014. It was the first time. This tribe was among the last of our planet's inhabitants to have had no contact with the outside world. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=znXBjCTIruo From Channel 4's Lost Tribe of the Amazon Les Blancs méritent… Continue lendo The Lost Tribe of the Amazon (Isolated People Documentary) | Real Stories