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
I must be honest: I do not have an answer to this question, or rather, there are many valid answers, but no certainty that it will shed light on those first millennia of humanity that then went on to lay the solid foundations of history. This article has some scientific and knowledge basis, but this is not a pure gold. What is culture? Many things. … Continue reading Why are there different cultures?
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 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
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
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
While there is no one-size-fits-all solution for the perfect CV, it should be sufficiently formatted and short to adjust to the role that you are applying for. Not sure where to start? Here are some basic rules about CV writing: What information should I add to my resume? There are several things that CVs should always include: 1. Personal information: It might sound obvious, but … Continue reading How to write a CV
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
As a child, I always had a curiosity and enthusiasm for magic. All my make-believe plays were about magic. One day I was a witch and the other day I was a fairy. I browsed for hours in the public library for fantastical books. What was I looking for was not Harry Potter, no offence to J.K Rowling, but a possibility of magic; something more … Continue reading Depression and why I believe in Magic
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?