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The lasting influence of Schopenhauer

July 4, 2012

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In times when life is easy, the economy looks buoyant and the future seems to be rosy, the media use to spread the work of thinkers confident in the power of reason and spiritual values. On the contrary, in times of crisis, when politicians and economists turn to be cynical and show their lack of […]

Of myths, heroes and sports

May 28, 2010

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Note: This translated version of the originally published in Spanish by the “Rio Negro” daily of Argentina was slightly adapted for non Argentinean readers. The last paragraph became edited for “space needs” and added here. The Media turned the athletes into the mythical heroes of our time, displacing the Great Men with which the secular […]