Apetece-me Falar de Bola

Se há algo que ainda me consegue surpreender sobremaneira, é a valorização de passes de jogadores de futebol. Hoje em dia, nas centenas de milhões de euros. Falo sem conhecimento de causa, mas arrisco-me a dizer que há países cujo PIB não chegava para ‘bater’ a cláusula de rescisão do João Félix. Um puto com … Continue reading Apetece-me Falar de Bola

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LXXVIII – Wanderings on Religious Truths

Dogma: a principle or set of principles laid down by an authority as incontrovertibly true. As mentioned previously, the bottom line of being truthful must be the improvement of the human condition and wellbeing. I see this as the highest of values and religious dogma as one of the worst ways to go about it. Just … Continue reading LXXVIII – Wanderings on Religious Truths

LXXIV – Debt

Debt goes from something as subjective as feelings (i.e. debt of gratitude) to something as objective as money. This is another dissertation on the latter, more precisely on personal debt rather than the sovereign kind. Weeks ago, some of my colleagues were enthralled in a mortgage conversation, more precisely, interest rates. One of them had … Continue reading LXXIV – Debt