Could human beings, by canceling their spiritual component, be able not only to renounce their freedom, but also to embrace their slavery..? Read More
Literature & Cinema
«When I have a little money, I buy books; and if I have any left, I buy food and clothes.» ― Erasmus of Rotterdam
'Westworld': Everything under Control?
Michael Crichton already warned us half a century ago, through cinema, of the dangers that lie in wait for human beings when they play at being gods, unleashing their creative hand. Westworld (1973), apart from being the first film to introduce computer-generated images in two dimensions, already advanced us in a certain way the concept of artificial intelligence… and its possible consequences. Read More
'Soylent Green', Future Grub
The cinema has sometimes been a perfect tool to transfer to fiction the future existence of dystopian societies, devastated by misery and despair, whose degree of dehumanization would seem impossible to achieve in a supposedly civilized world like ours. However, one of those films, released almost half a century ago, and whose plot curiously takes place in the year 2022, is full of disturbing and creepy winks to the present moment. Read More