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Can Alexa read kids’ bedtime stories instead of parents?

At times, technology can become the "third wheel," inserting itself into situations where it doesn’t belong. Technology no longer "serves" our relationships when, instead of acting as a means of connection, it separates two or more people. Let's take a look at some examples. When does technology serve as a tool for connection? We've seen…
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How Should Malevolence Be Depicted in Cartoons?

Have you ever wondered if cartoons could discuss the subject of malevolence? Professor Marta Brancatisano offers a potential response to this question. According to her, cinema (here we refer to any sort of depiction) creates "scandal" when it "does not respect the human grammar." In her book Man and Woman, Considerations of Dual Anthropology (“Uomo…
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MEMES: FUTILE CARTOONS OR WITTY STORIES?

What are memes? It’s quite possible that parents like me have wondered what their children were referring to when they said, “Look at this meme!” Although a bit confused by this term, we might have pretended to have the situation entirely under control, not asking what it is so as to not point out the…
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Five Things to Never Say to a Child

Words, at times, can be sharper than a sword. They can injure and leave scars for a long time. Other times they build up inside us like bricks, conditioning us and blocking us. No parent is perfect, and this article is only meant to help us evaluate if the communication we have established with our…
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“Roommate Syndrome” – When Marriage Is in Danger

Once upon a time there was a couple who got married and lived happily ever after for the rest of their lives.... That's how any self-respecting fairy tale ends, but is real life actually like this? Statistics tell us that marriage is less and less common in the Western world – especially marriages within the…
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Jojo The Rabbit: Love Beyond Belief

How many times have you wanted to watch a film with your family and uncertain which one to choose? Of course, deciding one that fits everybody’s taste is not an easy task, but some stories make everyone agree. For example, the film Jojo The Rabbit, shown in theatres less than a year ago, and now…
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The five risks we run when we write on social media

Since the use of the Internet is something we do daily, from time to time it may be good to have an "examination of conscience" on how one lives one's "online life." In this article we invite you to reflect on how you deal with communication on social networks, in particular trying to warn you…
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The story of Dan: if happiness can be found in chastity

If there is one thing that all men desire, it’s happiness. We all try to do what we think will lead us to live better, although in different ways. But the road to happiness resembles an obstacle course; it is full of pitfalls: occasionally something or someone pops up that offers to lead us directly…
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