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The Black Madonna of Hergiswald

One of the most stunning Black Madonna chapels in Switzerland is located near Lucerne on a hill with a view of the mountains and Lake Lucerne. It was built in the seventeenth century after a Capuchin Friar Ludwig von Wyl … Continue reading

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On Removing Racially Charged Images

The white domination – this tectonic plate that underlies the Western culture – is shifting radically, steering for a massive earthquake. I do not feel I possess the right to express my opinion on the subject; I would rather quote … Continue reading

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In Heraclitus’ River: The Mystery of Time

1. Time is the substance I am made of. Time is a river which sweeps me along, but I am the river; it is a tiger which destroys me, but I am the tiger; it is a fire which consumes … Continue reading

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The Virgoan Beauty of the Swiss

Watching a Swiss episode of a  BBC programme on great continental railways I could not help smiling. Those Swiss engineers are the best in the world. They managed to move a whole building (http://now.msn.com/swiss-move-262-foot-long-building-in-19-hour-trek) and they have built the most … Continue reading

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