Would time stop if I hit the ground running*? Morning thoughts of a lazy maths-lover

One of the principles of mathematics is that, between two fixed points on a straight line, one can count an infinity of points. Between 1 and 2 is a finished distance of one unit, nonetheless between 1 and 2 stand 1.5 and 1.05 and 1.005 ... further "zooming" on the finished distance between 1 and … Continue reading Would time stop if I hit the ground running*? Morning thoughts of a lazy maths-lover

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No big deal…

I know I’m going to break your heart, but I have to: J. K. Rowling didn’t invent heroes. Harry Potter is just one of a multitude of characters that can fit in the hero-mold. The hero-mold is a plot, a hero-machine old of millennia. It always works the same way. It has been thought to … Continue reading No big deal…

L’importanza di chiamarti amore

Un romanzo... D'amore. Quello che chiameremmo amore fine a se stesso. Niente epiche battaglie, considerazioni profonde o avventure mozzafiato. Il libro, fin dal titolo, parla da sé, perciò non sprecheremo fiato a rovinare la storia spendendo inutili parole sulla trama, indegne di riferirsi a un sentimento tanto nobile. Che poi si sa, in amore a … Continue reading L’importanza di chiamarti amore