Aurora Sciabarra

“I really do inhabit a system in which words are capable of shaking the entire structure of government, where words can prove mightier than ten military division.” Vaclav Havel Shell is to stop drilling for oil off the coast of Alaskan coast. A spokesman of the company said that the trace of oil found wasn’t … Continue reading Aurora Sciabarra

Mithologies

The book “Mithologies”,written by Roland Barthes, opens with a chapter on wrestling. It introduces this sport by giving a definition, which is to offer the grandiloquent truth of gestures. Wrestling is not about timing, physical ability and reaching an outcome, as for any other sports. On the contrary, wrestling is a form of spectacle; a … Continue reading Mithologies