On Good Stories, Good Endings and Isaac Asimov.

Jeff Goins in his book “You are a Writer” explains that, regardless of how much you write and how good you are at it, you *are* a writer as long as you *write*. I believe there’s a certain truth in it. First, society defines who you are by what you’re providing to it. If you’re …

To understand each other is to live, to understand ourselves is to be happy.

The ability of self-denial and self-loathing are very human characteristics. We wouldn’t think of any animal loathing itself or having self-denial issues, even though some do. Even when others praise us for what we do, for our accomplishments and virtues, rarely we are capable of seeing through their eyes to find our own greatness shone …

Becoming who you are. From an irresponsible student to a 6 am waking up dad.

We’re constantly bombarded by the idea that to achieve greatness all we have to do is just work a bit harder. Wake up earlier, do more exercise, focus more and distract yourself less, this and that. But how do we actually become better, how do we become who we want to become? Just a few years …

My top 10 books of 2016 and what they taught me.

I love reading books. Books are a unique form of information. An article purpose is to dwell into a particular topic and cover as best as possible in the least words possible. The shorter and more to the point an article, the better. This applies to newspapers, blogs, magazines or Wikipedia. The same could be said to apply …

I saw a death corpse that wasn’t dead.

The bus was packed with people. I was standing, ignoring the other tens of commuters dealing with traffic on their own, personal ways. As for me, I was doing what I usually do in traffic, listen to an audio book; “The Selfish Gene” by Richard Dawkins was the one. Our senses have evolved for millions …

I found myself between the sword and the wall. Should I be brave or wise?

There’s this interesting phrase that goes “I found myself between the sword and the wall” that I heard many times in my childhood in cartoons and comics. As a kid I had a wild imagination, as most kids do, and my mind could only create this scenario of myself being literally in between a sword …

I will never be able to love my fellow men as I love my daughter, but I can learn to respect them in their differences.

Today I read this: What was I made for, if not to carry love like a torch in the dark and ignite every heart I touch? I stopped for a moment to realise the importance and the true meaning of this sentence. “What was I made for, if not to carry love like a torch”. …