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La Historia ¿va hacia arriba o hacia abajo?

La Historia ¿va hacia arriba o hacia abajo?

Una forma muy clásica de ver la historia es como un descenso desde unos tiempos dorados antiguos hacia unos tiempos futuros degradados.

Otra forma, típica de la Modernidad, es el mito del progreso: pensar que los tiempos dorados se darán en el futuro.

El Critianismo tiene una forma curiosa de ver la historia: lo alto no está ni al principio ni al final, sino en el medio: cuando se encarnó Jesucristo.

Why Carbon allowed Life to appear

Why Carbon allowed Life to appear

Carbon is the life forming molecule because it has an amazing ability to bind to itself in a variety of ways and form estructures. Life emerged because some molecules developed (thanks to Carbon) sun-antennas, to grab energy from light.

It is of no surprise, then, that men, united to other men, can, and in fact are, again, transforming the Earth.

I love Modernity

I love Modernity

Altough my self-imposed intellectual mission is to help the pass away of Modernity, I do appreciate the great contributions of Modernity (the discovery of the invidual, as the atom of the spiritual world; and the power of reason to organize the material world). I believe, however, that Modernity is a page that need to be turned already.

This world of the 21st century (and beyod) desperately needs some of the good things that lay in a non-atomistic worldwiew. Let's go for it.