NE NOUS ABRUTISSONS PAS S’IL VOUS PLAÎT.

Les logiciels qui facilitent l’écriture sont omniprésents. En 2018, ils se retrouvent dans le moindre appareil électronique. Au moment où j’écris ces lignes, Microsoft Word me corrige ou disons qu’il souligne avec une couleur rouge sang agressive les mots qui méritent une attention particulière ou une correction urgente.  Microsoft Word me suggère un mot à …

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TABOO

I personally do not believe in taboos. I believe every subject is open to discussion, without any exception. I believe every subject can be made fun of and every subject should be discussed. The usual suspects of taboos are sex,religion, feelings, politics at times, death, genocide, rape, famine,pedophilia, murder, racism, sexism, homophobia, money, and a …

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MISERY LOVES COMPANY.

An eternity ago, I had a conversation with a friend of mine, in which she was rejoicing at a former friend’s misfortunes and social demise. I remember it as if it was yesterday. I have an accurate recollection of the conversation’s tone, the place and the time we spoke. I distinctively remember concurring with her, …

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STANDING IN YOUR OWN WAY.

You usually stand in your own way. No blame game is being played here. I did say "usually" instead of "every time". It happens. Our minds aren't as tough at first, they become stronger with time and experience. We talk to ourselves but outside voices enter our brains as frequently as we converse with our …

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PANEM ET CIRCENSES.

Bread and circuses or bread and games. Literal translation of the Latin phrase “Panem et circenses”. The roman emperors were everything but stupid and they understood politics. They knew distractions were a necessary measure used to rule the empire and the Romans. They used games in the coliseum (fights to the death, lions tearing people …

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