The burden of freedom

We are afraid of having liberty because we need to be responsible for what it may come next.  We may lack the truth to support freedom and then accept whatever comes next because we are thrown into existence without a parachute.  When we decide what we can do, always looking at the truth, then we …

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Should we be happy if others aren’t?

Life has many aspects that may seem unavoidable or we may think it is just luck. Perhaps we haven't done anything special or we think we may not deserve the life we are having; we may think we have been "blessed" or simply life is not that hard for us. There are many things we …

Innovation and tradition a Heraclitean and Parmenidean dilemma

One of the main problems in ancient Grece was a metaphysical problem between two philosophers: Heraclitus and Parmenides. That issue lasted around 300 years without any solution until Plato and Aristotle helped humanity solved it.  Heraclitus proposes that the origin of everything is fire because it can transform whatever get in touch with it. So if the fire …

El show de México

El mundo se mueve con rapidez, cada día se presentan nuevos retos, ideologías, personas y situaciones personales, económicas y políticas que nos llevan a una vorágine de actividades que nos terminan estresando. ¿Cómo no volverse loco? Hay muchas cosas características de la cultura que ayudan al pueblo a aguantar la presión de los gobiernos y …

Arjé

El principio de todo fue lo primero que los filósofos buscaron para comprender su lugar en el mundo, aquello de lo que se sostiene todo. Para unos lo fueron los elementos encontrados en la naturaleza, pero poco a poco fueron encontrando que no puede ser algo material que pueda corromperse y acabarse, sino algo más: …

Horror vacui

Life is filled with richness and filled with beings. Everything has rules and plans and meaning that we discover each day. In nature there is also a void; things we can’t explain or that don't have meaning. Then we realize that we don’t like those things because of the lack everything. Emptiness is always lurking around. Philosophy …