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Every Day Counts

Geopolitics, Prospective, Society

These are strange times, throughout the world… people are dying more than ever from strange diseases; others, who were not prepared for these torments, are faced with unemployment, poverty, and hunger; even entire industrial sectors are on the verge of…

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Mask: What’s in a name?

Art and Culture

All of life’s everyday objects have a story, a genealogy, a raison d’être; and nothing is more exciting than to tell that story. The story of the humble nail, the loud hammer, the subtle book, the obedient washing machine, the…

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Altruists By Choice or By Force

Geopolitics, Society

The countries that best withstood the pandemic are those countries that best understood the selfish interest of altruism and had put it in practice. The leading countries are South Korea, Taiwan, and Vietnam. Because these countries understood that it is…

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Running Beyond the Edge of the Cliff

Prospective, Society

Everybody remembers the cartoon by Tex Avery, in which a character being chased by another runs off the edge of a cliff. However, because of momentum, the character keeps running and momentarily floats in the air, preoccupied by being pursued…

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What will be left of the performing arts?

Art and Culture, Society

The performing arts are among the activities that are most threatened by the self-isolation measures. A priori, until at least the month of September, there will be very few concerts, theatrical performances, operas and festivals anywhere in the world. Not…

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