very much as with preparing Panna cotta—you will have to wait a few hours to enjoy it—marrying will become bearable and even enjoyable one or two decades after the vows were given, if at all.
it was a rush purchase, lacking the lust of ritual, Saturday morning, after unsuccessfully having tried for one hour to drill a damn hole through steel reinforced concrete in the ceiling above my dinner table, standing atop a stool and a chair, my back hurting.
the touch of the espresso cup still warms my hands as I cup it with my eyes closed and inhale the last scent of coffee in it.
And my collapse would send fatal ripples through the whole country’s economy. So I won’t take any responsibility for the mishaps I intentionally and knowingly created
A democracy needs a great deal of keeping. And yes, it can get worse. It can get way worse. Italy, with al its political corruption and problems, is a democracy in the EU. Many countries would give all they have to be in Italy’s place in the global politics.
The macabre design of an economic system within those camps, where faucets be new prisoners and sinks be “selections”, cold, and hunger-by-design.
Come the time of AI, will be those specialists who will be able to add value to their organisations, and will be those we regrettably miss, and even more regrettably we let go of them…
In former times, the worst possible punishment a society could impose on an individual was being sentenced to invisibility
Early mornings in Japan are fortunately not short of possibilities for the sleepless traveler.
One would have a vision of corporations as rotting in the inside, not visible immediately but crumbling in the long run.