June 22nd, 2011
Tabula rasa is a phrase meaning “without prior knowledge”. It comes from ancient Latin: then it was use to write on natural wax tables, and they were erased melting wax and havig them plain again.
Being a tabula rasa means then “untouched by knowledge”.
What a perfect example is a newborn: he or she does not even have the knowledge of his or her own limbs!
That’s a hard time for the infant, but sometimes we should think back at that condition with our minds and realize that we often are in similar situations without even knowing it. We are most of the times in fact: that’s life and we should be prepared all the time to put our efforts in something we’ve been doing since when we were in the womb of out mothers. Learn.
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September 9th, 2010
Quando pensi di essere l’unico sano di mente al mondo, è in quel momento che rischi di diventare veramente pazzo. Allora tieni duro, perché presto tutto diventerà chiaro!
E’ più pazzo chi ha chiuso il gate nella foto, o chi ride guardandolo?
When you believe you are the only mentally sane on Earth, there’s the risk you really become mad. But don’t worry, soon everything will be clear.
BTW, is the one who closed the gate the most mad, or who’s laughing at the picture?