Chronicles of a Pandemic

It was a warm summer morning, the day I woke up and saw everything very different. From the outside, it all kind of looked the same: The birds were signing, the sun was shining, and the routinely activities of daily life were right there, waiting for me to take action: The kids were hungry and…

¿Qué Hay Detrás de la Igualdad?

Creo que no ha habido una palabra que más conflicto cause en la historia de nuestra humanidad como el término “igualdad”. Para muchos, la igualdad significa el fin último de las relaciones humanas; en la religión y en la política, el sueño de la igualdad se ha manejado durante siglos, como una forma de ilusionar…

¿Porqué son tan Difíciles las Relaciones Humanas?

Muchos años de mi vida, me he partido la cabeza cuestionándome, ¿Porqué nos complicamos tanto la vida en las relaciones humanas? A pesar de que somos una raza de origen social, y que estamos acostumbrados a vivir en comunidad desde el inicio de nuestros tiempos, aún no me queda claro porqué no hemos hecho ningún…

Perfectionism vs. Striving for Excellence

In our society, we praise perfectionism. We think of being perfect as the highest aim: We must have a perfect body, a perfect intelligence. A perfect house, a perfect family and perfect experiences. We long for perfection, although we do not fully understand the forms. What does it mean to be perfect? Who or what…

What is Wrong with our Educational System?

Some time ago, I read a phrase by Jake Tapper that left me thinking about how our human nature is perceived these days: “Mean is easy. Mean is lazy. Mean is self-satisfied and slothful. You know what really takes effort? Being kind. Being patient. Being respectful”. Why is it that being mean comes easier on…