Mês: dezembro 2020

  • Some advice from Augustine, part 10.

    Continuing my reading of Augustine’s work, I decided to read The Excidio Vrbis, and Other Sermons on the Fall of Rome. It is a short book, which compiles some texts that Augustine wrote and recited the year after the assault of Rome by the troops of Alarico. Although they are texts of a Christian nature, […]

  • Alguns conselhos de Agostinho, parte 10.

    Continuando minha leitura da obra de Agostinho, resolvi ler a coleção De Excidio Vrbis, e Outros Sermões Sobre a Queda de Roma. É um livro curtinho, que compila alguns textos que Agostinho escreveu e proferiu no ano seguinte ao saque de Roma pelas tropas de Alarico. Embora sejam textos de natureza cristã, como é de […]

  • About Pornhub (and Facebook and Youtube).

    Before I begin, I need to confess that I am too lazy to write this text, so I apologize if I do not go into all the details or if I repeat what I have said in past entries. Selective campaign against Pornhub. These days, Pornhub was exposed for allegedly hosting illegal content. It was […]

  • Sobre o Pornhub (e o Facebook e o Youtube).

    Antes de começar, preciso confessar que estou com muita preguiça de escrever este texto, então eu peço desculpas se eu não falar com todos os detalhes ou se eu repetir o que já disse em entradas passadas. Campanha seletiva contra o Pornhub. Esses dias, o Pornhub foi exposto por supostamente hospedar conteúdo ilegal. Foi um […]

  • Some advice from Augustine, part 9.

    This time, I read the Dialogue on Happiness, or De Beata Vita. It is an discussion between Augustine and some of his friends. The transcript of the dialogue was sent to another friend who was not present. The theme of this dialogue is the acquisition of happiness, which is what everyone wants. For Augustine, one […]

  • Some advice from Augustine, part 8.

    This time, I decided to read Against Academics. It is a series of discussions about the possibility of accurate knowledge. In it, Augustine argues that it is possible to know the truth, while his opponent argues that safe knowledge is not possible, although probable knowledge is possible. Of course, Augustine argues that the truth is […]

  • Atracción a menores.

    “Personas atraídas por los menores” se refiere a los adultos que se sienten atraídos por los niños o adolescentes y también se refiere a los adolescentes que se sienten atraídos por los niños. El concepto se superpone con otros, como la pedofilia y la hebefilia. Sin embargo, esta categoría es bastante nueva y la mayoría […]