A few things I learned from watching the Olympic games in Rio

The Olympics in Rio are over, and the spectacular athletic extravaganza delivered most of its promised glory, at a cost of a few billion dollars. These days, the spirit of the Olympic ideal is adjusted to suit 21st century ethics. Considering how in the early days Olympians would be stripped … [Read more...]

Usain Bolt and the scores killed in Syria

I'm always intrigued by the editorial choices of CNN for its International portal. Covering the Olympics occupies the right half of the screen; covering the massacre in Aleppo and other Syrian cities takes over the left part of the page's layout. In the times that the ancient Greeks competed … [Read more...]