Watching or reading the news lately has become a difficult task for the content is worst every time. I was asking some friends who work in big news agencies if the world is getting more aggressive or the news are focusing more on the bad notes and I was not very surprised to know that the answer is the second option.
“The world has always had bad news, tragedies, wars, accidents and so on. But nowadays the new technologies and social networks are helping to carry the news faster around the planet and they have even forced the media to focus their attention into the most sensationalist notes. Red note is what sells the most. Continue reading →
I was feeling a little down for things didn’t go the way I was expecting them, I was failing to search for the lesson I needed to learn this time and maybe, just maybe looking for some sympathy and “understanding” (yes, receiving some pats on the back).
But instead of that, she began laughing at my problems. She began telling me about all her family and economic problems that of course “were many times worst” than mine. Or at least that is what she thought. Continue reading →
He was complaining about the way the river had caused the flood and damaged the harvests, how that “damn river” had made disappear his work of many years and “now with this damn legs I cannot move the way I need to go and buy my groceries”. And he kept cursing about many other things like the government, the global warming among other things.
While I drank my tea, I could listen his companions complaining as well about many different situations and aspects that were affecting them and all of us too. Continue reading →