If one day you feel faint overwhelmed by the vicissitudes of life, if you feel your wings falter when you are going to reach the flight, or in a dark corner of your soul you feel that fantasy is dying because your wounds and scars still cause you a lot of pain; If you feel strength absent, illusion and even goodness since your heart broken into a thousand pieces moans in the silence of loneliness, or perhaps your wings, so wounded and fragile, can no longer break the force of the wind… If your dreams are tired of being dreamed a thousand times, and you don’t see a clear light in the harshness of life, please DO NOT give up… Continúa leyendo REFLEXIÓN: Más allá de la noche -A ti mujer-
Violence has always been present in human societies since time immemorial, in its meaning of «action or effect of violating or violating.» Continúa leyendo EL PENSADOR: LAS VERDADES INCÓMODAS
Many years ago a work appeared in France, clandestinely, precisely referring to two illustrious thinkers, respectable for the time and a fundamental piece in the governments of the day, in which both had a lot to do with the deep state of the time, and for one of them, like MONTESQUIEU, he considered the cause of democracy and freedom as a good that must be protected by law. Meanwhile, for MACHIAVELO, his main objective revolved around the fact that the end justifies the means, to achieve the objectives and political survival. Kind of like Roy Barrera. For Machiavellianism, ALL GOES prevails. They say that Armando fits in there. Continúa leyendo PUNTA DE LANZA: «MONTESQUIEU MAQUIAVELO Y SANTOS DIALONGAN EN EL INFIERNO»
The US imperialism never imagined that its backyard, south of its border, would one day, far in the future, wake up and begin to break the chains of USA dependency, both economic and military and even cultural, of the full domination that for almost two centuries has imposed on the countries of the American continent. Continúa leyendo EDITORIAL: Un gigante dormido que despierta
If someone, observing what is happening in the conflict between Russia and Ukraine, put forward the hypothesis that we are approaching a third world war, he would only be describing one of the considerable risks if the current situation spreads. Continúa leyendo EL PENSADOR: ENTRETEJIDO DEL CINISMO
Every day I create more as a lifeline for our society – I would say almost desperately – on the idea of cooperation, which is the idea of working together to achieve, without those of us who do so having to give up certain convictions that are essential to us, a common goal. Continúa leyendo EL PENSADOR: LA COOPERACIÓN
I’m going to get into a complex topic today, of which the only experiences I have had, is about spiritual pain, not bodily. And they have been very strong, for those who have, as is my case, a lot of sensitivity, because I love love and I admire romanticism, that is amalgamated between music and poetry, and takes refuge in the heart of nature, which is our great and free home.
Continúa leyendo EDITORIAL: EL DOLOR, SUFRIMIENTO Y AUSENCIA.
In a synthetic but correct definition, egocentrism is, in the behavior of the human being, the exaggerated exaltation of one’s own personality to the point of considering it as the center of attention and common, general activities. Continúa leyendo EL PENSADOR: EL EGO PERTURBADOR
In recent years there has been an increase in the demand for animation and audiovisual effects, which has expanded with the increase in the hours of television transmission, cable, Streaming, the availability of low-cost internet, the penetration of mobile devices and video transmissions. Continúa leyendo U.S.A. : «EL MOMENTO ES YA..» SERIE ANIMADA
Intermittent reinforcement is a term coined by the psychologist and social philosopher Burrhus Frederic Skinner in the 1950s, within his theories on behavior control. Continúa leyendo EL REFUERZO INTERMITENTE: EL PODEROSO ENGANCHE EN LAS RELACIONES TÓXICAS
I went to pick myself up at Easter and by the way ask, for the prompt resuscitation of my dying cell phone, and for the world at war and yearn for the early peace that torments our emotional health due to so many conflicting issues in the world. Then I thought about my future and the firm steps I will take without going into details… But among so many prayers, I couldn’t help but put my satellite dish in the middle of nowhere… and look through «Rear Window» to see where some «Tarzanic» screams were coming from. Immediately he detected a neighbor who was crying inconsolably. Continúa leyendo EDITORIAL: EL MALTRATO EMOCIONAL, UN ENEMIGO SILENCIOSO QUE ACECHA TU VIDA…
In the universe of health care -especially in the private sector, and I emphasize it because it is the experience that I have lived more than once and to which I can refer solidly- there are certain behaviors, and I do not wish to generalize, that I do not understand ; and when using the verb to understand I want it not to be discarded perhaps, as naivety on my part. Continúa leyendo EL PENSADOR: LA ATENCIÓN DE LA SALUD
Undoubtedly, each and every one of us has traveled the paths of sadness, nostalgia, mourning and depression (on a greater or lesser scale). Continúa leyendo LA POESÍA, UN OASIS PARA EL ALMA
The Commander of the National Army of Colombia, General Eduardo E. Zapateiro Altamiranda affirms with great propriety and certainty that joint work and the union of capacities will always be a guarantee of effectiveness. Continúa leyendo COLOMBIA: PUNTA DE LANZA PULCRITUD Y HONOR MILITAR CON LEGALIDAD
Simply looking around with an open mind and a critical spirit, it does not take too much light to notice that, during the last decades and increasingly, Uruguayan society has become a set of individualities in which selfishness prevails, manifested in different ways. although always present. Continúa leyendo EL PENSADOR: EL OBJETIVO SOCIAL
PSYCHOLOGICAL ABUSE, AN UNPUNISHED CRIME AGAINST YOUR HUMANITY Existe un tipo de maltrato que no deja huellas en la piel, porque va dirigido a destruir tu alma: El maltrato psicológico o emocional. There is a type of abuse that leaves no traces on the skin, because it is aimed at destroying your soul: psychological or emotional abuse. Definido como el maltrato emocional verbal o no … Continúa leyendo MALTRATO PSICOLÓGICO: UN CRIMEN IMPUNE CONTRA TU HUMANIDAD
Language is an exclusively human method, through it we relate and communicate with others, through the expression and understanding of messages we create links, resolve conflicts, and lay the foundations as a civilized society. One of the most ingenious ways we have to communicate is definitely humor. Continúa leyendo PSICOLOGIA: EL SARCASMO – MALTRATO ENCUBIERTO
The most important thing was not the result of last Sunday’s referendum on the current Law of Urgent Consideration. Continúa leyendo EL PENSADOR: UNA GRAN OPORTUNIDAD
Sometimes, in its itinerary to address essential issues for the country, a government should not ignore certain opportunities that are presented to it. Continúa leyendo EL PENSADOR: INFORMACIÓN NECESARIA
Two hours of talks with Xi Jinping were not enough for Joe Biden to convince Beijing that it should play a mediating role in the conflict between Russia and Ukraine. Continúa leyendo Ucraina, la Cina non è vicina
If we were to consider describing today’s national culture from an anthropological point of view – that is, the sum of habits that become common in a society and define it at a certain time – the result would be profoundly devastating. Continúa leyendo EL PENSADOR: ¿CÓMO CAMBIAMOS EL ENOJO?
We are all a duality,
we all carry
in the soul light and shadow,
somehow we learn to live with joy and also scars. Continúa leyendo REFLEXIÓN: SOMOS DUALIDAD
Tengo edad suficiente como para haber vivido en plena madurez intelectual, y además en ejercicio de mi oficio periodístico, el extenso, oscuro, amenazante y fabricante de novelas de terror –algunas que, sin embargo, se acercaron peligrosamente a hacerse realidad- proceso histórico que dio en llamarse “La guerra fría”. Continúa leyendo EL PENSADOR: EL EQUILIBRIO FRÁGIL
Like every year, the world manifests itself on this date, March 8, when International Women’s Day is celebrated, thus commemorating the struggle that women have waged for more than a hundred years for equal rights, the result of feminist movements to claim economic, labor and social equality between men and women as well as their right not to be murdered, raped or abused or harassed for being women. Continúa leyendo EDITORIAL: EN EL DIA INTERNACIONAL DE LA MUJER
With each passing day, my conviction that, as a society, we are on the way to becoming a factory of messes with increasingly serious consequences because it seems that all the guiding references, historically incorporated into it, they have entered a state of dilution or obscurantism. Continúa leyendo EL PENSADOR: LA FÁBRICA
If you saw the Star Wars movies, you don’t have to explain much, because then you will understand the dark side of the «Ukrainian War». Continúa leyendo EDITORIAL: EL LADO OSCURO DE LA GUERRA ENTRE RuSIA y UCRANIA
THE MASTER LUY has always stood out for his tenacity and ingenuity that have catapulted him into the world with publications in more than one hundred countries throughout his renowned career. Continúa leyendo ASÍ T-VEO MUNDO EN CARICATURAS: LAS PERSPECTIVAS DE LUY
I admired Vadimir Putin so much, as a true statesman and I never wanted to criticize him and although he was pushed into the abyss, I can say that the dictator came out of the closet. You can’t trust a big wolf, He shows you his fangs and then he rips your skin off. Such was his brutal and ruthless offensive that even his people are against the war and manifest themselves with great protests. Continúa leyendo EDITORIAL: RUSIA, EL DICTADOR SALE DEL «CLOSET» Y ACTIVA EL BOTÓN DEL PÁNICO.
The favorable vote of four magistrates and one associate judge of the Constitutional Court, and with the saving of votes of four magistrates, among them, among these, three women, in a recent, controversial, painful and sad ruling decriminalizes abortion in Colombia and legalizes its execution up to 24 weeks of pregnancy. In the event that one of the three exceptional causes established by the same Court several decades ago does not apply the aforementioned term to abort. Continúa leyendo OPINIÓN: COLOMBIA FALLO DE LA CORTE CONSTITUCIONAL QUE LEGALIZA EL ABORTO HASTA LAS 24 SEMANAS DE GESTACIÓN￼
It all begins in the earliest, most tender childhood. Continúa leyendo EL PENSADOR: VIEJAS IDEAS…¿NUEVAS?
Me senté ante el ordenador y empecé a escribir este artículo a mi regreso de un largo viaje, el domingo día 20, y veo que los acontecimientos se precipitan a tal velocidad que debo terminarlo hoy mismo o quedará obsoleto antes de enviarlo. Continúa leyendo EDITORIAL: ¡¡PAZ!! ¡¡NO A LA GUERRA!! Y A LOS CANALLAS QUE LAS PROVOCAN
According to the term «Ageism or Ageism» coined by the gerontologist and psychiatrist Robert Butler in 1968 to refer to discrimination against older people for reaching the aging process, before fully entering the informative note of this article, I want to remind a point. Continúa leyendo EDADISMO: «UN DELITO GRAVE», CASTIGADO POR LA SOCIEDAD ¿EL ENVEJECIMIENTO?
During the last few days – weeks already, perhaps? – opinions of all kinds and colors have not been lacking, but rather abounded about a case that involves values that are the foundation of democratic republicanism: freedom of the press, protection of the used by journalists and the attitude that the judicial system must assume, both in the face of these values and hypothetical violations of their limits in the face of the Constitution and complementary legislation, including the New Code of Criminal Procedure. Continúa leyendo EL PENSADOR: LIBERTAD Y FORMACIÓN
Taiguey (Good Day) or Ticaraya (Good Moon), Tai Guaitiao (Good friends). I begin by speaking in my ancient Taíno language, because as Bartolomé de las Casas said: «The «language of the Indians was the most elegant and copious of words, and the sweetest of sounds.» Continúa leyendo DESCUBRIMIENTO DE AMÉRICA: LA GRAN DECEPCIÓN DE LA HISTORIA UNIVERSAL
Throughout history many thinkers have opposed their ideas about language, some for pure search of notoriety, throwing on it different philosophical, moral and social views. In an incomplete list, one should mention Goethe, Tayllerand, Kierkegaard, John Locke and even the beginning of the Gospel according to Saint John with the famous phrase “In the beginning was the Word”. Continúa leyendo EL PENSADOR: EL LENGUAJE
In a legitimate fight like at the beginning of the 20th century, hundreds of peasant producers in the region of Ixhuatlán del Café Veracruz, are in a negotiation with the company Agroindustrias Unidas de México (AMSA), to receive them and buy coffee at fair prices, in a silent war where price manipulation prevails to pay less, in addition to the fact that at this time the harvest is at risk with more than one hundred tons stopped, and where some officials have joined the dialogue without a precise solution. Continúa leyendo MEXICO: THE HARSH REALITY OF COFFEE PRODUCERS, PEASANTS IN LEGITIMATE STRUGGLE.
There is nothing that causes a greater impact on the construct of being on a human level than your level of self-esteem. This determines the extent to which you esteem and trust yourself, value yourself, take care of yourself, and respect yourself, it is the superpower with which you face the world, the starting point for the positive development of human relationships, of creativity, learning, and personal responsibility. Continúa leyendo ¿PORQUE NOS RESULTA TAN DIFÍCIL QUERERNOS?
When life leads us down the paths of pain, anguish, uncertainty and even desolation, although we cannot perceive or understand it, our soul is strengthened. Continúa leyendo REFLEXIÓN: ATRAVESANDO EL DESIERTO
When Milan Kundera published «The slowness» in 1995, he confessed that «he finally wrote what he had always wanted, a great nonsense for pure pleasure.» Continúa leyendo EL PENSADOR: LA LENTITUD
Envy… That feeling as old as man himself, called capital sin and protagonist in many events from historical, anecdotal, biblical, mythological stories, even in everyday events and news events of our daily lives. Continúa leyendo LA ENVIDIA.. NI DESPERTARLA, NI SENTIRLA
One of the most relevant successes of the government when it warned that the planetary pandemic unleashed by Covid was generating growing confusion among citizens, mistrust and above all fear, it was the creation of a multidisciplinary group of academics, known by the acronym GACH, who became not only his professional adviser but also his public voice whenever changing circumstances made him indispensable. Continúa leyendo EL PENSADOR: LA LÓGICA DEL CONVENTILLO
One of the most important and transcendental decisions in the life of a woman is to be or not, mother. A decision that definitely changes your life.. Continúa leyendo SER MADRE: OPCION, DERECHO ¿OBLIGACIÓN?
Curiously – or not, pues tal vez hasta ahora haya sido solo ignorancia mia- all meanings of the words secularism,
secular, laicist or laicize refer to the independence of the State, or of society especially through education, of all ecclesiastical or religious influences. Continúa leyendo EL PENSADOR: LA GRAN MANIOBRA
Solitude and silence are great teachers, because they confront us with our inner self, with our fears, strengths, anxieties and weaknesses. Continúa leyendo REFLEXIÓN: EL DESAFIO DE LA SOLEDAD Y EL SILENCIO
We have seen, for some time now, this type of speeches from: WHY DID YOU GAVE ME YOUR LIFE, I didn’t ask to be born?! Sadly in trend in social networks, and it is already part of the ideology of many young people. Continúa leyendo EDITORIAL: ¡¿PARA QUE ME PARISTE?!
Estamos estrenando año, hoy primero de enero del 2022, en la que a Colombia se le viene previniendo con el lema: ABRE EL OJO, …….. Continúa leyendo EDITORIAL: PUNTA DE LANZA «PATRIA BOBA o HACIENDO EL CURSO ¿PARA LA ESCLAVITUD?
Something worse than a corrupt, delinquent and manipulative politician is … an irrational, fanatic and narrow-minded citizen who defends him to the death … Continúa leyendo EDITORIAL: COLOMBIA «DE GUERRILLERO A PRESIDENTE CON SALPICADAS MANCHAS OSCURAS EN SU HOJA DE VIDA
Write it in your heart, may each day be the best day of the year. Continúa leyendo EN MI LINEA EDITORIAL: BRINDIS Del BOHEMIO 2021-22
Life, existence offers us pauses … Some pleasant, others painful, some more perhaps as a learning to know who we are, what we are made of, what is important, how much we love each other, what we accept or it is pertinent to move away from our life. Continúa leyendo REFLEXIÓN: GRATITUD EN LA ADVERSIDAD
The need sharpens intelligence to be able to survive and grow in an adverse environment. Continúa leyendo IN MEMORIAM DE DESMOND TUT, MAESTRO Y LIBERTADOR DE CUERPOS Y ALMAS