A Day in the Life of Ancient Rome – Better Than Time Travel

Did you know that Ancient Romans lived in structures – insulae – similar to our own apartment buildings? Only few could afford a domus – the Roman houses we see in movies. Did you also know that the Roman Forum was fairly preserved, marble and gold included, until the Renaissance, when Pope Julius II decided…

Who Are We — a Post-”Sapiens” Reflection

I read Yuval Noah Harari’s Sapiens a while ago and it put me in a mild state of panic. Most of the facts and many of the insights are not new, but Harari bundles them in a succinct, neat package. The result is an eureka moment of sheer terror. His analysis and the logical build…