Your journey

No, I gave up a long time ago. Those typical “Yeah, right” glances and smirks, those rolling eyes and sudden changes of topic in the conversation were just too much for me.

So yes, I did give up on trying to make the others understand me.

I don´t like to watch sports on TV but if you are a man, have you tried to tell other men you don´t like it and then they look at you as if you just arrived from a distant planet in a new discovered galaxy. Continue reading

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Just hide!

Lately I have been finding different cases of people who are scared of being with themselves because their families think they are getting paranoiac or anti-social.

The excess of use of technology is causing many people to believe that having a quiet and reserved behaviour far from the crowds and/or common social practices is a dangerous symptom.  If you do not get involved in the stereotypical activities every other “normal” human being follow every day, you are tagged as “anti-social”.

I know that the alienation most of us are suffering due to new technologies is affecting our society and the way we communicate with each other and in the long run this will bring problems we cannot even foresee right now. The fear for this lack of attention from those we love is affecting our coexistence and is disturbing us now in many other ways. Continue reading

Back from the past

That street looked not as wide as usual, not as long as the picture in my mind. I grew up in that street but now it looked smaller somehow. Did the houses in that street shrink maybe under the pressure of time and space?

I haven´t been there maybe in 30 years or so. The trees were of course taller than when I lived there but some way they didn’t look that taller than in my memories.

But the houses were now shorter, the whole street not as wide and the people were all different. Continue reading

This Now

Whatever you are experiencing right now is a unique moment in this local reality. There are too many elements that make this moment totally unique and besides those “invisible elements”, those elements we have no access to and/or we cannot really understand. I am sure you can find a lot of “evident” elements that makes your here and now a unique coordinate in this space-time universe. Continue reading

Too small

“What was the point of it?  Everybody come here to dump their rubbish and I just have to spend hours cleaning this place. I have tried to put ads everywhere and I cannot make them see the importance of keeping this place clean and free of filth and rats. “

That’s what a neighbour used to repeat every day a few years ago. He cleaned every day an abandoned corner lot near his house. People usually dumped bags with rubbish at night and he cleaned it every morning, he was fed up with it. Continue reading