“Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.” “The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook.” “We are all ready to be savage in some cause. The difference between a good man and a bad one is the choice of the cause.” William James, American psychologist and… Read More Life

Impastati di desiderio e orientati verso le stelle

Nell’omelia di ieri, festività dell’Epifania del Signore, papa Francesco ha pronunciato queste bellissime parole: “…un grande pittore, Van Gogh, scriveva che il bisogno di Dio lo spingeva a uscire di notte per dipingere le stelle. Sì, perché Dio ci ha fatti così: impastati di desiderio; orientati, come i magi, verso le stelle…… come per i… Read More Impastati di desiderio e orientati verso le stelle


Isaac Asimov (born on 2 January 1920 – Ω 1992) was a Russian-born American scientist who was a prolific writer of both fiction (science fiction) and non-fiction. “Life is pleasant. Death is peaceful. It’s the transition that’s troublesome.” “The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.”… Read More Asimov


The winter solstice marks the official beginning of astronomical winter.It falls on 21 December in the Northern Hemisphere and in June in the Southern HemisphereIt is the shortest day of the year, after which the days start getting longer. However, for meteorologists and climatologists, the first day of winter in the Northern Hemisphere is on… Read More Winter