“Soccer is popular,” Jorge Luis Borges observed, “because stupidity is popular.” His short story, “Esse Est Percipi” (Latin for “to be is to be. Nonetheless, being Jorge Luis Borges, the writer did not simply In “Esse Est Percipi” (“to be is to be perceived”), we learn that soccer has. Esse est percipi: A Neurophilosophical Model of Psychosis Luis Borges ( –) imagined a world (Tlön) where. subjective idealism is.
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And sociologically nothing is more depressing than someone who can talk of nothing else but football. The voice of the president began deliberating.
I would still like to discover the source. Get the best cultural and educational resources on the web curated for you in a daily email. See, this is why Borges was right. But I came naturally un-dogmatically, without any sort of demonstration to many of the same ideas re the NFL, and lost all enthusiasm for the game.
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In consternation, I spoke about this to my friend Dr Gervasio Montenegro, the full-fledged member of the Argentine Academy of Letters, and in him I found the motor that put me on the track. Comments borged You can skip to the end and leave a response.
What more do you want, Domecq? Per ulteriori informazioni, anche sul controllo dei cookie, leggi qui: It does not exist independently of our minds. From that exact moment, soccer, along with the whole gamut of sports, belongs to the genre of the drama, performed by a single man in a booth or by actors in borged before the TV cameras.
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A bit inflated by the latest victory of his team over the Canary Island All-Stars, Savastano expatiated at length between one mate and another, and he confided to me substantial details with reference to the question on the carpet. Ci dispiace, il tuo blog non consente di condividere articoli tramite e-mail. Pinging is currently not allowed. August 4, at 1: Invia a indirizzo e-mail Il tuo nome Il tuo indirizzo e-mail.
The fans know it by heart. Mankind is at home, sitting back with ease, attentive to the screen or the sportscaster, if not the yellow press. Outside of the hugely expensive World Cup, percupi class dynamics of soccer fandom in most every country but the U. And this is putting aside the nauseating nationalism and conservative horseshit associated with the game…. Notificami nuovi post via e-mail. And finally there was John Scotus Erigena, the Irish metaphysician of the 9th century. Give us and the planet a break.
Questo sito utilizza cookie. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. You still believe in fans and idols? Both quotes from J. It was one day after a good lunch when my percupi took an orange in his hand and asked me: Stai commentando usando il tuo account Twitter. August 4, at 6: I suspect it has less to do with nationalism than with metaphysics.
Rest assured, Domecq, mass publicity is the trademark of modern times. At that moment, a uniformed office boy came in, looking like a fireman, and he whispered to Savastano that Ron Ferrabas wished a word with him. Stai commentando usando ess tuo account Facebook. Nowadays everything is staged on the television and radio. From that day forth, I realised that reality and fiction were betrothed to each other, that even our ideas are creative fictions.
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Nonetheless, being Jorge Luis Borges, the writer did not simply lodge cranky complaints, however politically astute, about the game.
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At the same time, the stadium-building racket Dave Zirin has covered this stuff extensively has emptied civic coffers, all while the league is more profitable than ever before.