Facundo Manes, a prestigious psychiatrist who became a politician in Argentina, and one of the candidates for the Presidency for the Radical Civic Union in the next elections on the neighboring shore, addressed, with remarkable clarity and conviction, the main problems that his current and tragicomic government It will leave, like a gigantic ball of fire that continues to grow, the one that succeeds it at the end of this year. Continúa leyendo EL PENSADOR: EL GRAN DESAFIO
When a common citizen pronounces the word «ego» -or, in his case, «egocentrism»- he relies on the meanings of the dictionary of the Royal Academy of the Spanish Language, without knowing, perhaps, that it has taken the trouble to simplify some aspects: For example, in the most common case, ego is the «exaggerated exaltation of one’s own personality, to the point of considering it as the center of general attention and activity.» Continúa leyendo EL PENSADOR: EL EGOCENTRISMO POLÍTICO
It is very true that the economy governs the quality of our material life and that equity in the distribution of wealth helps to heal modern society. Continúa leyendo EL PENSADOR: LA ÚNICA SALVACIÓN
Dear friends, and very distinguished Colombians, compatriots: Colombia is going through one of its most dangerous moments, a statement that warns us of an accelerated and irresponsible action by the government of Gustavo Petro, and his group of ministerial advisers, to give way to a series of projects of laws, which carry the eagerness and speed of a leering end. Continúa leyendo EDITORIAL: CARTA ABIERTA A Don ALVARO URIBE VELEZ, CESAR GAVIRIA TRUJILLO, GERMAN VARGAS LLERAS, Sr. Gral. EDUARDO ZAPATEIRO, EFRAIN CEPEDA, HENRIQUE GOMEZ, MARTIN ALONSO PINZON, Cnel. LUIS VILLAMARIN.
I believe that this process began just after the Second World War, although I will not develop this theory now, as it would extend my reflection to the point of exhaustion. Continúa leyendo EL PENSADOR: PERDIENDO EL TIEMPO
What’s wrong with Minister Heber? Tiredness, anemia? No no. In any case, the opposite: excitement. It has plunged headlong into the center of a disorderly and highly politicized debate on security, which includes figures for the reduction in crime, questioning the construction of those figures, contradictions, abrupt and even absurd comparisons with previous administrations and a string of plans to improve police services and their effectiveness, in the midst of complaints of internal corruption in the Headquarters and projects -in some cases delusional- on the rehabilitation of both prisoners and those released after serving their sentences. Continúa leyendo EL PENSADOR: DISUASIÓN «Falta sin Aviso»
A few years ago, during a television report, the Argentine philosopher and writer Santiago Kovladoff outlined an intelligent reasoning when analyzing the increasingly conflictive democratic coexistence in his country – today it is decidedly worse, it must be admitted – focusing on the impoverishment of language. Continúa leyendo EL PENSADOR: EL VALOR DE LAS PALABRAS
Aclaro, ya en el inicio, que esta columna ya fue escrita y publicada. Pasa que hace tanto tiempo, que es probable muchos no la recuerden y hasta no la hayan leído. Por eso la reitero, obvio que con ciertas actualizaciones y para que tenga vigencia. Continúa leyendo EL PENSADOR: LOS CHIMPANCÉS DE LA POLÍTICA