On Propaganda

“A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on.” –Winston Churchill A comprehension on a satisfactory level of the function and mechanisms of propaganda makes you a better citizen. I always believed that propaganda should be taught in high-schools. My definition of this term is simply to disseminateContinue reading “On Propaganda”

Gallileo vs. The Holly Office

Scholars tend to forget the reason why Galileo was condemned by the Catholic Church. His book on heliocentricism wasn’t a purely scientific one but touched matters of religion too. This is precisely why his “Dialogo sopra i due massimi sistemi del mondo” entered the list of the banned books of the Catholic Church; the harrowingContinue reading “Gallileo vs. The Holly Office”