That’s the book on the crisis we need. Everything the economists said in recent years here is compared, discussed and criticized. They made us believe that it’s all bad finance’s fault. But that’s just a convenient lie…
Does a relationship exist between the study of colours and the rotation of a top? Could the vortex into a fluid be useful to understand Saturn’s rings? A new and original interpretation of Maxwell’s work, in order to understand the crucial role of metaphor in the developments of science and technology in the 20th century.
Today ’ndrangheta is one of the greatest and most powerful criminal organizations in Italy and abroad. Its annual turnover is more than 45 billion euros. The activity of the Calabrian gangs has grown out of all proportion undermining and preventing any civic society and any economic, political and social development.
How to defend ourselves from false beliefs and scientific lies
In Berlin, Wim Wenders has declared that “the true utopia is not the Fall of the Wall, but what has been achieved in some lands of Calabria, Riace in the head”. Enough to make a movie on it. But this is not an utopia. Developing intercultural model proposed by Riace is a future that has fluorished by now, reinterpreting in an original and surprising way the challenges of globalization.
After Il computer di Platone, continues the story of the syntactic paradigm, the human ability that allows us to “think without understanding”, manipulating signs and where the computer is the epiphany. The focus is now on the Middle Ages and the Scientific Revolution when modern science emerges and our civilization takes its essential characteristics.
Institutional racism nourishes people’s xenophobia and uses it to legitimize itself: a vicious circle typical of today’s Italy. The refusal of the migrants – if not as manpower –, the contempt of minorities and cultural difference draw the picture of a country on the brink of disaster.