Affectivity means the subjective totality that acts, situations and relations are living with. It is gradually building up along the personal existence and is intimately entailed in biological, cognitive and intentional processes from which a unity is formed. To know -and love- action depends on the satisfaction of needs and tendencies and their integration in one’s own world. Sometimes, we express it saying: “what is loving is effective”, and also with “to have a heart” (in its double meaning of fondness and bravery). Read the rest of this entry »
Nowadays we are concerned about pollution, but it seems that we are only worried about that which directly damages our lungs or poisons our organism. And so it is strange that a contaminant permeating the environment we breathe and alienating a quite number of brains, moves around our society as an ordinary product, without being discredited even so dangerous as it is. We are talking about hatred. It is contagious, creates discord, inflames wishes, disturbs minds, darkens judgement, both of individuals and multitude. Hate finds ways to all kind of violence, pollutes interpersonal relations until making impossible the life itself. When it is spread in a collective range, causes havoc to millions of people: with policies aimed at blocking institutions, striking terror on the streets, triggering wars destroying nations, etc. If we reflect about the nature of hatred we can see its origin from a not mollified anger, which is driven essentially by irrationality. Read the rest of this entry »
“Noncommunicable diseases are the leading cause of death worldwide,” said Douglas Bettcher, one of the leaders of the World Health Organization (WHO) in the last report about death causes in the world. Read the rest of this entry »
42 % of “in vitro” conceived children develop cancer , reveals a study by the University of Lund.
Infants conceived with techniques used in fertility clinics, are four times more likely to have certain birth defects and malformations than children conceived naturally, according to a study by researchers at the University of Lund ( Sweden). By in vitro babies , the risk of childhood cancer is great. Specifically , they have a 42 % chance of having a childhood cancer. Experts say that the figures are evident but they have not yet determined how the disease develops. Read the rest of this entry »
The new global ethic hides an anti-Christian agenda rooted in Western apostasy. It also imposes the dictatorship of relativism which denies the truth, revelation, reality and morality. Read the rest of this entry »
We are immersed in a macabre culture of death. However, Susan Anne Catherine, an American woman of 26 years, gave birth by cesarean to a two-month-premature baby girl in Richmond (Virginia). Susan died the next day.
The question is not new; this comes from a long time ago and is crucial for each person. We could summarize it in this question: How do we harmonize be happy (a happy life) and do good (the good) and correct? The difficulty is that these words and expressions have lost, or better said, have been given other meanings. Happiness coincides with pleasure and what is useful. Frequently, our sight and intelligence are incapable to deepen because we are blinded by the individual, the sensitivity and the moment. Read the rest of this entry »