All posts tagged: #helsinki

Lost Beauty

“Many eyes go through the meadow, but few see the flowers in it.” (Ralph Waldo Emerson) I am writing this post on my flight from Rome to Helsinki. While being in Rome, I was pondering about beauty, maybe as Jep Gambardella in Paolo Sorrentino’s film La Grande Bellezza. We have many values which construct our ”directions” in our lives. One likes driving a car, another ”travelling” every day by feet; in a same way, for one lying is a natural part of his everyday life, for another lying is the last choice and a sign of ”state of emergency”. These many values from gratitude to faith are creating personal moral paths. One of the most interesting and captivating realities is that each person has his own understanding for example of hope, faith, love and wisdom. Beauty is also an inseparable part of our self-awareness and consciousness. All this sounds very nice but in reality there are some tricky aspects in our understanding of the beauty. Our social systems and media give us very often, I could …

Arman Alizad and journey to the end of the soul

You can notice many adventure and philantropic programs shown on a TV nowadays. It has become a sort of mainstream format of program making. Probably emotional stories full of drama are selling easily, and spectators have naturally inner sense of humanity which tends to feel pity for someone. You understand that this concept of a program is definitely a real gold mine for producers and media companies. What comes to sincerity – let the responsibility for it lie with all who are creating this kind of programs, especially with hosts and their conscience. In my opinion a human shouldn’t be skeptic or cynic, but sometimes we have to analyse what is happening around us. Not just criticise but also analyse and give rational arguments. Then we’ll see a light in the end of the tunnel. There was a nice rencontre with a Finnish adventure documentary Arman ja viimeinen ristiretki (Arman and the last crusade) in 2013. Without any flattery, the documentary was grand succès in Finland, and it surprised with its authenticity and love towards …