Christmas meditation

If there is one obvious thing in the world, it is that Christianity is, in its origin, not a doctrine, but a narrative of miraculous facts. Jesus Himself makes this very clear in Matthew 11:1–6, when asked who He is: “Go and shew John again those things which ye do hear and see: The blind [...]

Learning to Write

It is by reading that one learns how to write – that is the very type of synthetic formula which bears within it several truths, but that due to its recurring usage is taken, in the end, as having value on its own, like a fetish, empty of that valuable content which, in order to [...]

The Health of Language and Social Disease

International Conference Planetary Articulation: The Life, Thought, and Influence of Eugen Rosenstock-Huessy 1-4 June 2002 • Allerton Park Conference Center, Monticello, Illinois, USA Olavo de Carvalho Dear friends, This conference was organized with the objective of discussing projects for the translation of Rosenstock’s work into several languages. In the case of my own personal project, [...]