We do not deserve such pain

We do not deserve such pain

One hundred and twenty nine people (by the moment) died this weekend in Europe’s heart. «The war in Paris», said Le Figaro’ headline. After terrorists chose United States’ political, military and financial power –World Trade Center, Pentagon and, we will never know, Capitol Hill or the White House– fourteen years ago to crash passenger aircrafts, on Friday we saw how they chose football, theatres and restaurants on the beginning of a weekend. Fourteen years ago they achieved to terrify us attacking the power. Now they have done so, attacking our lifestyle. Our forms to understand happiness: music, joy, sports. Continúa leyendo “We do not deserve such pain”

No hay derecho a tanto dolor

No hay derecho a tanto dolor

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Ciento veintinueve personas (de momento) han muerto este fin de semana en el corazón de Europa. «La guerra en pleno París», titulaba Le Figaro. Después de que hace catorce años los terroristas eligieran los poderes económico, militar y político de Estados Unidos ­­­–el World Trade Center, el Pentágono y, nunca lo sabremos, el Capitolio o la Casa Blanca­– para estrellar aviones de pasajeros, este viernes hemos visto cómo han atacado el fútbol, los teatros y los restaurantes en la tarde de un viernes. Hace catorce años consiguieron aterrorizarnos atacando al poder. Ahora lo han hecho atacando nuestro estilo de vida. Nuestras formas de entender la felicidad: música, ocio, deporte. Continúa leyendo “No hay derecho a tanto dolor”

«Decisions are made by those who sow up»

«Decisions are made by those who sow up»

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Just start writing this post took me three hours, and two hours and a half to write it. On that time, usually, I could write four or five posts with scathing criticism against the prime minister or the new Spanish parties. But this one is not one of those posts. Before I start writing, long before, I decided not to use the picture which has provoked me to write this words, because I don’t want to feel again the pain which it caused to me the first time I saw it. I am aware that I will not forget that picture; as many others who yesterday raised our voices just for condemn the simple fact of having Aylan in our screens; in all of our screens. Continúa leyendo “«Decisions are made by those who sow up»”