Progress

27 April, 2012


   Throughout history, men have committed true outrages—one of them is cannibalism, or the practice of eating human flesh by an ancient Antillean people. There have also been cases of cannibalism among some tribes in South America, Africa and Oceania. Today this practice is opposed by all civilized peoples. Read the rest of this entry »

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Manufacture or development?

18 April, 2012

   We could compare the manufacture of a bicycle with the development of the human fetus. Read the rest of this entry »


Who do you think you are deceiving?

13 April, 2012

   It has been many years now since I saw it, but I always clearly remember that scene in an American movie, which is etched in my memory, where the leading character is a married journalist who aspires to become a great, well-known writer but, while making his—so far unsuccessful—attempts, must live off his wife’s salary, because as a journalist he does not manage to get by. At a given moment, as he is typewriting the plot of a new novel he is drafting, his wife sees him devoted to his aspiration and with great realism asks him, “Who do you think you are deceiving?” Such a straightforward, accusing question, puzzles the journalist, who does not know what to reply to his wife, and goes on with his literary chore at the typewriter as the only choice he can think of at the time. Read the rest of this entry »


The intermediary Neighbor

5 April, 2012

    A few days ago, as I was watching and listening to a TV show, a prominent leading member of an Evangelical sect or branch was, in all good faith, trying to explain in simple terms the distinction between Evangelical churches, whose faithful address Jesus directly, with no intermediaries, and the Catholic church, which acts as an intermediary between God and human beings, or between Jesus Christ and human beings. Read the rest of this entry »