Straw Dogs


News is like a bulletin of war. Every day children are raped, killed, pensioners are cut to pieces in their beds, sick people in the hospitals treated like butcher’s meat, women raped, politicians (but then what does this term mean?) ignorant, convicts, parrots of the small screen.
The violations of the law (but then what does this term mean?) are in every street, in every death on the pedestrian crossing, in every abusive car park, in every violent pimp, in every prescrizione, pardon, amnesty.
The diseases that were almost conquered in the Age of Enlightenment are coming back, leprosy, tuberculosis, are with us again. Also back are the usurers, the pawn shops and the ghettos. We’ve got modern Middle Ages.
You can ignore the news, you can turn off the TV for ever, but when it’s your turn you can no longer pretend nothing happens. First, always think that the victims are the others.
The Italians could become incapable of controlling their reactions. Usually they suffer, stay silent, like dogs that are beaten.
But if the hospitals become cemeteries, the politicians convicts, the tribunals places of impunity, the taxes pay for do-nothings, the streets land of no one, the loans usury, work exploitation and death.
Even the Italian, chloroformised by the media, tools for the mass craziness of power. Even the Italian can catch fire like a straw dog.
It has already happened and it will happen again.

“Heaven and Earth are impartial;
They see the ten thousand things as straw dogs.
The wise are impartial;
They see the people as straw dogs.”

Tao Te Ching

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Posted by: linda | May 19, 2007 04:19 PM

Ilaria ha ha ha ,I found a soul sister,Great!Stefania Clerici who is she? never heard of her before,she sound as a "signorina" still,wait untill she as kids,and she will have really sore piles ha ha ha ......good laugh first thing in the morning it is a good way to start the day,ciao

Posted by: evakulnura | May 8, 2007 11:56 PM

oops, did I hurt your little ego??? I am so sorry, really, so so so sorry!!! Why are you so irritable? Your sore piles are troubling u?

Posted by: ilaria | May 8, 2007 06:03 PM

errata corrige nr 2...- errata corrige No 2

Posted by: Errata Corrige No 3 | May 8, 2007 02:28 PM

errata corrige nr 2:

relationship ARE... - relationships is
unconfortable - unconforteble
finacially - financialy
Yuo still haven't rhymed tom tit - Yuo still have not rhimed tit for tat

I make some misstakes becose I writing quikly. Fortunetely, I speak good inglish, becose my italien is very not very good animore. I live in UK so in italian I forgot.

ilaria xxxx

Posted by: ilaria b. | May 8, 2007 12:56 PM

errata corrige
insulted... sorry, it's morning, never been a morning person!! eh eh!

Hey Eva, do you really think our little joe guy is looking to settle... relationship are unconfortable place to be, and fatherhood... you need to be self sufficient both finacially and emotionally!
ilaria xxx

Posted by: ilaria | May 8, 2007 09:07 AM

Joe,stop writing posts pretending to be me... I haven't insult anybody, I've just said what I felt like at the time.
Yuo still haven't rhymed tom tit... but deep inside you know, don't you joe?
moi x

Posted by: ilaria | May 8, 2007 09:01 AM

Ilaria,no need to apologies,was full moon,I myself, turn into dr.Jeckill and mr.Hide,of course you are a good person,you are a mom like me,actually this blog is a good venue to let up steam,you know when kids pull your string,and you got to have time out,well my dear come into the blog and take it on Joe,he doesn't mind,he like us to think that he is bad boy,but actually,he is a nice person too,just naughty at time,well aren't we all?!and we do him a favour,gettin him ready for marriage,and fatherhood,ha ah ah .......ciao

Posted by: evakulnura | May 8, 2007 02:29 AM

I am sorry for having posted only insults so far. I am a nice person in real life. From now on, I will only post opinions and respect others.
ilaria b.

Posted by: ilaria | May 8, 2007 12:40 AM

I know what I am about to say will sound very cruel,and for long time I did disagree too about it,Beppe" everybody get the government they deserve",I think it is useless to blame here and there,like the media, the mafia,the bottom line is if the Italians were really fed up with the system,the system would be different by now,living abroad I learn a big lesson,we are big wingers,we whinge whinge,and do nothing,that what we have to change fist.ciao

Posted by: evakulnura | May 7, 2007 11:46 PM

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