The Theatre of Forgetting

From the time of Socrates and Plato we have seen a tremendous bias against writing. They privileged speech because it occurs in the presence of those who are engaged in conversation while writings are read in the absence of the author. There is another important drawback of writing. Both Socrates and Plato tell us that writing promotes forgetting. Once...


Hypocrisy is the tribute that vice pays to virtue.

- Fr Victor Ferrao