Stand up

Whenever we face a difficulty: crisis, injustice, violence, war, etc., any situation that demands to make a difference, we must know we have the moral duty to put our character to the test. Who we are and where we come from, we must never forget where we are going. No matter what situation we face,Continue reading “Stand up”

Rocking Alexander the Great

Music has always made us feel emotions. Artists express their emotions through music to communicate through space and time and reach new generations with the same feeling. Some experiences have been enriched by a song and many of them have inspired us to change our minds, feel good about ourselves or just make us dance like nobody isContinue reading “Rocking Alexander the Great”

Is need bad?

What do we need? Do we really need many things? If we have all we need, then what is missing? Is it good to have it all? Can we have it all? In daily life, people mention that their happiness is having everything they need, but now that they don’t have it, they aren’t happy?Continue reading “Is need bad?”

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 fireContinue reading “Innovation and tradition a Heraclitean and Parmenidean dilemma”

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. PhilosophyContinue reading “Horror vacui”

RECORRIDO PANTEONES

En el México del Virreinato, los panteones sólo los administraban las parroquias. Después de la independencia esta costumbre siguió, hasta las leyes de reforma, donde empieza a haber panteones civiles y no religiosos. Los panteones tienen una cierta magia. Entre la simbología religiosa, la arquitectura antigua, los personajes históricos enterrados y el paisaje natural, visitarlos puedeContinue reading “RECORRIDO PANTEONES”

What the future holds

Humankind is keen on knowing things and with this knowledge controlling the universe. The more we know, the more we see we can bend reality to our own satisfaction, necessities and skills. Knowledge gives us the power to do more things, and as we know we can do more, we realize there is much moreContinue reading “What the future holds”

Life is dangerous

We can’t control every aspect of our lives; there is always something threatening us: nature, technology, society, etc. There are all kinds of dangers out there, in our lives there are also dangers we are constantly exposed to: intimidation, humiliation, isolation, feeling dumb, unaccepted, useless and rejection; all of them are fears we face inContinue reading “Life is dangerous”

Visit Mexico— “twice the lifestyle at half the cost.”

At a gentle 80 degrees and a slight breeze. Only one other family, about 50 yards away, shared this paradise on the Sea of Cortez in Baja California, which you pay the equivalent of $3 to enter. Lazily considering the events of your life, your thoughts interrupted by a man who rides up in aContinue reading “Visit Mexico— “twice the lifestyle at half the cost.””

Downtown Mexico City: Zocalo – Madero street tour

At the center of Downtown Mexico City is the main square, which is officially called “Square of the Constitution”, however it is popularly known as “Zocalo”. Around it you’ll find: the archaeological site of the Aztecs called Mexico-Tenochtitlan (popularly known as “Main Temple”), the official office of the President of Mexico called the National Palace, alsoContinue reading “Downtown Mexico City: Zocalo – Madero street tour”