THE MAN WHO SAVED THE WORLD (ISN’T A JOKE)

The story of generals gathered in their masses is going on, but this time our character isn’t a stupid war pig, and he is not a general. He was Stanislav Petrov, a Soviet lieutenant colonel at the time of the late Cold War, when the frictions between USSR and the US was about to collapse, the nuclear collapse. A model soldier, planed in the Soviet Air Defence Forces, in the … Continue reading THE MAN WHO SAVED THE WORLD (ISN’T A JOKE)

ROTARACT: CONNECTING THE WORLD IN THE TIME OF COVID-19

I met Rotaract in 2012 and in that year I also joined it. Honestly, before, I had never heard of it and I joined it for a rather absurd reason, linked to a dictionary of Kashubis downloaded with my first laptop, but it is a long story with which I will not bore you. Rotaract is an association promoted by Rotary International, in the past, it represented the pure youth … Continue reading ROTARACT: CONNECTING THE WORLD IN THE TIME OF COVID-19

THE HISTORY OF STARTERS

A CULINARY JOURNEY INTO THE TASTIEST FOOD: THE STARTERS Starters, starters and STARTERS! The same idea of starters has something joyful and attractive. A riot of colours and flavours that invite us to participate in the banquet. The image and the conception of starters recalls a moment of happiness, with friends or family, a moment of pure conviviality and sharing. The role of starters has crucial importance: to introduce the guest … Continue reading THE HISTORY OF STARTERS

CULTS OF THE DEAD

My family is atheist, I think I can define myself as agnostic, but I really appreciate Gnosticism (as much as it might seem a literal inconsistency), especially the Islamic one. After all, agnosticism can also oscillate between rigour and laxity. I undoubtedly prefer the latter, in which I can even see a certain Darwinism, with the emphasis that some currents place on adaptation. Maybe that’s why … Continue reading CULTS OF THE DEAD

FIVE BIZARRE FOOD TO TASTE

For Hinduism, 5 is the number of Shiva. The divinity is in fact (also) represented with five faces, to symbolize mastery over the five elements and the five senses. To satisfy its varied palate, I have collected five very special dishes. Five dishes from five different cultures. Five different dishes, regardless. Because diversity is a value. Scientific, political, social, economic values (especially on the plate). Here they are: … Continue reading FIVE BIZARRE FOOD TO TASTE