Shoe of the suspicion

I love being barefoot (I do so even at my universities’s library…sometimes). It is a couple of year old costume of mine. Phototgraph by Carole R. Farell, obtained from: http://www.flickr.com/photos/semper-somnium/7126862269/ There is no major moral and material tissue unlinking us from our surrounding environment than a shoe. As for the moral tissue, using footwear is an ethical requirement; it…

The Twilight Sun

Polarized pluralism, introduced by Giovani Sartori, alludes to a political spectre whose parties maintain a strong presence in the ideological extremes (left & right). Centralized-ideology parties (center-left & center-right) are forced toward the extremes in order to find coalitions. It’s a centrifugal dynamic system. According to theorists, this creates an unsustainable democracy with serious goverbability problems. Political…

Hunger Games: Catching Fire. Published Privacy

Rodrigo Borja defined publification as “the modern phenomenon of converting recently private affairs or those of exclusive people´s concern into public subjects”[1]. It consists on simply transforming private issues into public ones, being that this can influence complex societies’ organisation and governance. It seems that, in many cases, publification is a round process. Private matters turn into public, but in order…