Solidarity

Alghero airport, august 30 2010 This year the swim crossing in Giancarlo’s honour was interrupted by the maritime authorities half way through when the finish was already in our sights, due to a gale warning, but this didn’t diminish the spirit or meaning of the event. I want to express my satisfaction and pride at…

By salvatore cimmino 6 September 2010 0

I swim for Gianca

This year, on August 29 I’ll take part in a event which, though mine is a recent accession, hold more absolute: it is the crossing by swimming from Capo Caccia, Alghero organized by the “ I swim for Giancarlo”. This Association, animated by extraordinary people, the noble aims to raise funds to support research into…

By salvatore cimmino 23 August 2010 0

Democracy

The term democracy comes from the greek words: demos (democracy) and Kratos (people), and etymologically means government by the people. Walt Whitman “Often we printed the word Democracy. Yet I shall not tire of repeating that is a word whose meaning is still the real sleeper is not awakened yet, despite the resonance of many…

By salvatore cimmino 15 July 2010 0

Paradox

http://superando.eosservice.com/content/view/6150/112/ Italy is a “paradoxical” Country, is enough thinking to the innumerable contradictions that betray embarrasses problems connected to social, economical, institutional issues; politics, in other words. From the Greek parà, (against) and doxa (opinion): a paradox is a thought that is in contradiction with the principles of the common logic. After this etymological analysis,…

By salvatore cimmino 5 July 2010 0

Genova

Genova, Circolo Nautico di Sturla 20 giugno 2010 Genova is the city where it all began, and the first to partecipate in the project “a world without barriers or boundaries”. The first journalists to write about my swimming “strike” especially Giovanna Rosi for TeleNord were from Genova. The first people to join this project and…

By salvatore cimmino 30 June 2010 0