John Locke

John Locke (29 August 1632 –1704) was an influential English philosopher of the Enlightenment and social contract theorist. He was an empiricist who believed that all knowledge is based on experience derived from the senses. “’I have always thought the actions of men the best interpreters of their thoughts.’ (“Ho sempre pensato che le azioni… Read More John Locke

Man Ray

  Today would have been Man Ray’s 128th birthday. He was born in Philadelphia on August 27, 1890 , and died in France in 1976. This American surrealist photographer and painter spent most of his career in Paris. He said: “I do not photograph nature. I photograph my visions.” “I never knew what I was… Read More Man Ray

Tramonto

  TRAMONTO I raggi morenti del sole come lava liquida infebbrano acqua e cielo. CASCATA D’ORO FUSO Sembra che il lago finalmente osi sfoggiare quella preziosa parure di luce che un amante prepotente di solito custodisce gelosamente. (Colico – Lago di Como)

Davy Crockett

David “Davy” Crockett (August 17, 1786 – March 6, 1836) was an American folk hero, frontiersman, soldier, and three-time Congressman. He represented Tennessee in the U.S. House of Representatives and took part in the Texas Revolution. During the Battle of the Alamo 49-year-old Crockett remained there as the Mexican army advanced, boosting the spirits of… Read More Davy Crockett

Fireworks

Bagliori e fragori. Sentieri di luci. Collane di colori. Lampi di gioia fulminei, per non lasciar assuefare. Così è la felicità: un lampo di gioia, un arabesco luminoso, un fuoco d’artificio che comincia a spegnersi non appena inizia a esistere.