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“A história é escrita pelos vencedores”. Possível interpretação: A Narrativa é o critério de vitória.

“History is written by the winners”. Possible interpretation: The criteria for winning is Narrative.

Tenho ouvido de algumas garotas que o que a sociedade mais exige delas é a beleza. Mas acho que é um engano isso. Não se espera delas que sejam bonitas, mas que se façam bonitas. Ou seja, a beleza não é importante, mas sim que elas se conformem ao estereótipo. Read More »

The young priest/wizard held the staff high. It was the first ceremony he conducted with it, after inheriting it from the old sage, and he had decorated it with fresh mongoose blood and falcon feathers. Read More »

[This comes from a very old notebook and i do not believe most of it any more, i’m posting it here anyway as to exemplify some of the roads whereby my head has come up with ideas i’m posting shortly…]

At the height of the last financial crisis it was “in” to say the moment heralded the “end of capitalism” and that this, in turn, represents the downfall of the last ideology amongst the 2 we used to have. We are supposed to be the age without options. The people without faith in big plans and big ideals, the guys who will say that business-as-usual is as-good-as-it-gets. The ones who will stop daydreaming and “just do a little better”, go fixing the problems with an ant’s strategy, bit by bit, without looking at the big picture and attempting changes where it really hurts.

I don’t buy it. I don’t buy any of it. Beginning with the stupid claim that there where only two ideologies. Read More »