Paradox of tolerance

  When the Western World faces another tragedy occurred in Orlando – Florida, the two more plausible explanations about the motivation of the assassin are both based in Homophobic or Islamist terror attack, maybe even a combination of the two. But whatever the motivation it seems obvious to me that we are now living in a…

D-Day… What if…

6th of June 1944 – and the world stand still waiting for the result of the largest amphibious operation in history. The Allies had launched the invasion of Normandy and the outcome of the war would be decided on the beaches of France,

Guernica

It was the first time in human history, a city was bombed by an air force

Was the Hiroshima bomb really necessary?

As the U.S. president Barack Obama makes an emotional and deep speech in Hiroshima today I would like to reflect upon some points. The atomic bomb dropped in Hiroshima and Nagasaki was a turning point in human History. This powerful new technology discovered at that time showed the world that the humankind was able to annihilate life on the…

Why History?

Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.*  Studying history is necessary to avoid repeating past mistakes and by inference, we improve our civilization as we study and learn from the past mistakes.