Green parrots

Green parrots

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Green parrots They appeared sometime in spring, some years ago. Only a couple of them at first, then a flock. They are exotic green with beautiful details of red and blue on their heads, curved beaks and turned-out toes. I could not but focus on their appearance as they forced me to stand of my desktop and walked to the balcony to admire their singing-talking. The visits became frequent and for many weeks, which only later I realized that they were actually months and months, they became the most trusted friends. Always on time, around one hour before sunset, depending on the season and always staying for ten or so minutes. Never more. They fly to the neighborhood and then they sit only on top branches. They are so light…
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A Thirty Minutes Trip to Home

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It takes thirty minutes a day to go to “Kallipolis”. Kallipolis, is the ideal city state governed by a philosopher king, an ideal heaven of wisdom and reason. An ideal inner state of being. It first appears in Plato’s work, a 5th century BC Greek philosopher, famously known for his Socratic Dialogues, Platonic Ideas and Allegories, for whom it has been said “all of western philosophy is but a footnote to Plato”. In his monumental work “The Republic”, (“Politeia”, in Greek), a political Bible so to speak, he introduces the definition of the 5 fundamental regimes to be found in any sovereign country until today. Aristocracy, Timocracy, Oligarcy, Democracy and Tyranny. He then connects the nature of each regime with his tripartire theory of the soul, the LSA. Our soul…
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Divide and Conquer Any Day Now

Divide and Conquer Any Day Now

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Any day now; the nucleus is under pressure. It’s been like that for years but now some parts of the core periphery are under collapse. The power nests in the core; external forces push for a break up, so all that large concentrations of power fall into chunks, separate in individual parts with less and less power, hoping that the nucleus will be corrupted and surrender to the substance or frequency and certainly the scope of the external force. Those aware of the divide and conquer strategy will foster relationships and promote ideas or influence a way of thinking that sets out of focus the priority of guarding vital powers of the system. With a great understanding of the people’s way of thinking a strategy of divide and conquer can…
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