A co-worker once said to me that I have a head like a gumball machine. At first, I thought that he was referring to me being bald. However, he went on to explain that a thought, like a gumball, will roll around in my head, eventually finding its way out of my mouth. Although I … Continue reading Does This Image Offend You?
Last week as I watched the Confederate flag paraded through the Capitol, I was reminded of a conversation I recently had with another Italian American who defended flying the Confederate flag. His position was that he lived in a former Confederate state where many of his neighbors who flew the Stars and Bars were good … Continue reading Italian Americans & The Confederacy
I understand that this is not necessarily an exclusively Italian topic or that I quote Italian philosophers. However, in the light of current events I feel compelled to remind all of my followers of what happens when a demagogue seizes the reins of power. This is an article I wrote for a philosophy newsletter that … Continue reading To Preserve Our Democracy