Sacramento, by Antonio Soler

Sacramento, by Antonio Soler

That the poles attract is a dictation of physics. From there the mother of all our contradictions. The extreme positions in the human end up joining with that unstoppable sensation of magnetism or inertia. Good and evil expose their catalogs of principles and temptations and everything ...

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Inventory of Some Lost Things, Judith Schalansky

There are no more paradises than the lost, as John Milton would say. Nor things more valuable than those that you no longer have, nor can you observe. The true wonders of the world then are more those that we end up losing or destroying than those that today would be invented as such, adding ...

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The Art of War Between Companies, by David Brown

Sun Tzu wrote his book "The Art of War" back in the XNUMXth century BC. Many battles later, and from the XNUMXth century until today, the new conflicts where to apply good or bad arts are disputed between multinationals or state corporations. We then move on to the art of ...

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The Great Lantern, by Maria Konnikova

Writer before she was a poker player, María Konnikova came to the game of card games from the impulse of every narrator who wants to approach a new narrative scenario to soak up the context. We add to the matter his doctorate in psychology and we find a sophisticated version of the Pelayo ...

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On Time and Water, by Andri Snaer Magnason

That it is imperative to face another way of inhabiting this planet, there is no doubt. Our passage through the world is marked by landmarks as emblematic as they are insubstantial if we observe the equivalence of our time with the cosmos. So inconsequential and so capable of changing everything. The Earth will survive us and we will be ...

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The Immortal Flame by Stephen Crane by Paul Auster

The Wild West, as a synecdoche of the American homeland in formation, extended its imaginary, its idiosyncrasy and its forms to an entire gigantic country of disparate sensitivities and beliefs regarding almost everything. Never could something so heterogeneous be suspected that it would be formed in a country like it is today ...

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The Eternal House, by Yuri Slezkine

A song by Def with Dos rhetorically wondered who had translated Lenin's speeches. There must have been some culprit in that disaster that was the implantation of communism. And it is that yes, beyond the musical parody something went wrong, completely wrong. First of all because I know ...

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Without fear, by Rafael Santandreu

Our fears are also somatized, no doubt. Really everything is somatized, the good and the bad. And the road is an endless loop back and forth. Because of emotion we make internal physical sensation. And from that uncomfortable feeling that we generate ourselves, from fear, we can get to ...

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