Critique of Inegalitarian Feminism

It makes no sense to spend diplomatic words in this case: I feel like some feminism issues will be increasingly divisive, even among women. If on the first hand feminism should be the maximum gender ambition for a woman -because it defends, at least theoretically, her rights, and aims, always in theory, at gender equality- on the other hand the current of thought is increasingly  … Continue reading Critique of Inegalitarian Feminism

5 Things You Learn From Being a Math Major

In university, I fell in love with mathematics. Which really means that I fell in love with beauty, truth, and mystery. I am grateful every day that mathematics found me and enriched my life. And today, I want to tell you a little about my experience as a mathematics major. So, without further ado, here are 5 thing you learn from being a math major. … Continue reading 5 Things You Learn From Being a Math Major

Elizabeth and the Landlord’s Game

Elizabeth the game maker Elizabeth J. “Lizzie” Magie was born in a small Illinois town in the 1860s. He came from a petty bourgeois family: his father, James, was a newspaper editor, Lincoln’s contributor and therefore an abolitionist. Instead, the mother is basically unknown. Following in her father’s footsteps, Elizabeth first became a stenographer and then a writer, but also a comedian, feminist, engineer, finally returned to … Continue reading Elizabeth and the Landlord’s Game

Leopold II of Belgium and his statues

The owner of Congo In 1876, Léopold-Louis-Philippe-Marie-Victor of Saxony-Coburg-Gotha, better known as Leopold II of Belgium organized a private company with fake scientific and philanthropic purposes which he called the International African Society or International Association for the Exploration and Civilization of the Congo. The initial idea was to export ivory, not just for the Kingdom of Belgium, but also for the personal wealth of its king. In 1878, … Continue reading Leopold II of Belgium and his statues

Of Intersectionality and our Future

Different diversities I am a pale, heterosexual, baptized male (even if not a believer, the same as my whole family), I was born and I live in Northern Italy, not far from Milan, and I have a master’s degree. All this to say that I have never encountered major difficulties in my life, especially taking into account these characteristics, which undoubtedly can facilitate a person’s … Continue reading Of Intersectionality and our Future

I am a Fraud

For my maiden post at the Byzantine Times, it has taken me quite a while to figure out what it should be. I was so close- as close as Kanye is to Kanye- to start my search for the extinct dodo for sacrificial purposes, at least to get inspiration. I have been debating on what the most appropriate theme for my piece would be, especially … Continue reading I am a Fraud

Is everyone now-a-days a narcissist?

Selfies about own faces, photos about own bodies, the editing of photos in order to make some body part look bigger/smaller/better. Why do we even publish these photos – photos about or own faces? Are we only concentrating into ourselves? So, are we all narcissists? First, we have to be specific with terms. Narcissism is a personality trait as well as for example braveness, fearless … Continue reading Is everyone now-a-days a narcissist?