Olá! Desejo-lhe umas boas férias!
Life is a strange thing, to quote G.W.F. Hegel (1770 – 1831) “The owl of Minerva spreads its wings only with the falling of the dusk.”
Only after the end of an age can philosophers realize what it was about. And by then it’s too late to change things.
“The life of man [is] solitary, poor, nasty, brutish, and short.” – Thomas Hobbes (1588 – 1679)
Man is born free, and he is everywhere in chains, we find ourselves living a savage, impossible life without education and the protection of the state. Human nature is bad: we’ll prey on one another in the most vicious ways. No doubt the state imposes on our liberty in an overwhelming way.
“I think therefore I am” – René Descartes (1596 – 1650)