The mall. Death. Gone.


A mall gone. Abandoned. A shadow of its glorious past (1, 2)

What was full is now empty. And yet, something still seems alive.

Where people were, now no one is. And yet, something still fills the room.

Where noise and music filled the space, now silence fills the room. And yet, it seems to say more than the best symphony will ever say.

What is eternal can never be gone. What is cannot stop being.

Listen closely. You know the mall is still open…

Author: skakos

Spiros Kakos is a thinker located in Greece. He has been Chief Editor of Harmonia Philosophica since its inception. In the past he has worked as a senior technical advisor for many years. In his free time he develops software solutions and contributes to the open source community. He has also worked as a phD researcher in the Advanced Materials sector related to the PCB industry. He likes reading and writting, not only philosophy but also in general. He believes that science and religion are two sides of the same coin and is profoundly interested in Religion and Science philosophy. His philosophical work is mainly concentrated on an effort to free thinking of "logic" and reconcile all philosophical opinions under the umbrella of the "One" that Parmenides - one of the first thinkers - visualized. The "Harmonia Philosophica" articles program is the tool that will accomplish that. Life's purpose is to be defeated by greater things. And the most important things in life are illogical. We must fight the dogmatic belief in "logic" if we are to stay humans... Credo quia absurdum!

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