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Christmas in Italy

Christmas in Italy

In Italy today, Christmas is a time for families coming together and with the recently acquired wealth, this coming together is a great excuse for a boom in buying (expensive) consumer goods especially for children who normally are at the centre of most of the festivities. Italy is very much a religious country and even with growing secularism, Christmas is very much a religious festival, with carol singing, live cribs, and decorated windows in the … Continue reading

Il crack Parmalat e l’Italia

Il crack Parmalat e l’Italia

Tanzi, indagato per il crack Parmalat, è recluso a San Vittore. Arriva il cappellano che gli porta ogni giorno il conforto religioso: “Bene figliolo . Dimmi tutto”. “Ho peccato, padre, ho molto peccato! – gli dice Calisto – Ho imbrogliato, fatto le fotocopie dei soldi, falsificato il bilancio, lasciato sul lastrico i dipendenti…”. “Tutto questo lo sappiamo, figliolo… – risponde il cappellano, sorseggiando un bicchiere di latte. “Si, ma ho anche falsificato il valore della … Continue reading

Carl William Brown thoughts

Basically I’m a reformer, a philosophical hacker and a fighter against stupidity, violence, racism, ignorance, social disparities and the old laws of copyright. I have written more than 9,000 original quotations and at present I’m also working at my only novel, Fort Attack, which is also a wide and open blog project. At the moment I’m teaching english in a secondary school, but up to now I have done a lot of other things as … Continue reading