Servicio de Orientación y Planificación Profesional

February 15th, 2010

Si tu trabajo no te llena, hazte cocinero.

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February 14th, 2010

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Fake antithesis

February 6th, 2010

Building on yesterday’s post, what about the following figure?

The supporting actor let me down

There’s an antithesis on the figurative plane (‘supportive’, ‘let down’), but not on the thematic plane (disappointing actor).

Thus, there’s also an antithesis of sorts between the two planes, and a certain symmetry to the figure.

Nueva figura lógica

February 5th, 2010

Para completar el oxímoron, cohabitación, paradoja y antítesis, necesitamos una figura de falsa antítesis, esto es, dos conceptos que fintan un choque, pero en el último momento se apartan. Por ejemplo:

El actor de reparto acaparó todos los premios.

Insomniac

February 3rd, 2010

Although the diagnosis wasn’t obvious for a long time, it seems that insomnia was what kept me from finding the woman of my dreams.

The Wicker Man (1973)

January 27th, 2010

The Wicker Man (1973) is not so much a horror film as a thriller with an appealing subtext critical of religion.

Sergeant Howie: What religion can they possibly be learning jumping over bonfires?
Lord Summerisle: Parthenogenesis.
Sergeant Howie: What?
Lord Summerisle: Literally, as Miss Rose would doubtless say in her assiduous way, reproduction without sexual union.
Sergeant Howie: Oh, what is all this? I mean, you’ve got fake biology, fake religion… Sir, have these children never heard of Jesus?
Lord Summerisle: Himself the son of a virgin, impregnated, I believe, by a ghost…

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Nowhere is now here

January 26th, 2010

Searching for the nowhere domain, it turns out that points to.

Sweeping statements

January 25th, 2010

It’s very difficult to criticise sweeping statements.

Demos Contra Cracia

January 2nd, 2010

Demos = Pueblo
Cracia = Poder, Gobierno

Madrid, S. Bernardo

Tiger hits a birdie

December 11th, 2009

Tiger Woods announced today that he is taking an indefinite break from golf to ‘focus [his] attention on being a better husband, father, and person’.

So was his wife upset because he was spending too much time away from home playing golf?