Saturday 22 October, 4004 B.C. – 6pm

22nd Oct  4004 BC– The world was created at approximately six o’clock in the evening, according to the Ussher chronology. This  chronology of the history of the world was formulated from a literal reading of the Old Testament  by a seventeenth-century Irish protestant bishop, James Ussher The full title of Ussher’s work (first published in a.d.… Read More Saturday 22 October, 4004 B.C. – 6pm

(u3a) 18 Oct.: “Carpe Diem”

  A Movie Speech: ‘Carpe Diem’ from Dead Poets Society( 1989) Dead Poets Society (L’attimo fuggente):  Drama featuring Robin Williams  who plays  an unconventional English teacher (John Keating), who disdains  traditional teaching methods and text books. Keating blows into the oppressive halls of an elite Vermont boys’ academy like a breath of fresh air, shocking colleagues and… Read More (u3a) 18 Oct.: “Carpe Diem”

u3a (University of the Third Age) – Carate Brianza – 18 Oct.

WORDS & MUSIC              Don’t Worry, Be Happy Here’s a little song I wrote You might want to sing it note for note Don’t worry, be happy In every life we have some trouble But when you worry you make it double Don’t worry, be happy Don’t worry, be happy now Ain’t got no place to… Read More u3a (University of the Third Age) – Carate Brianza – 18 Oct.

October 13, 1307 – The Destruction of the Templars

October 13, 1307 : The Destruction of the Templars On Friday, October 13th, 1307, King Philip IV of France  ordered Grand Master Jacques de Molay and hundreds  of French Templars to be simultaneously arrested. They were charged with heresy, idolatry, corruption and other crimes against the church. Many of the Templars were tortured into confessing… Read More October 13, 1307 – The Destruction of the Templars