With all due respect to U.S. universities and their Italian imitations, only a model of education and assessment focused on the human and cultural growth of the student is capable of grasping and enhancing the enormous complexity of the human mind and its modes of learning.
Human advancement came about through the transition from lower to higher energy density sources: from wood to coal and then to oil and gas. The next step would be nuclear power, but ideological opposition from environmentalists has taken over.
The normative framework leaves no doubt: a constitutionally protected good is the "human factor" that lives and enlivens the territory, both at the local level and in the more articulated geographic place called "Italy," in which the Constitution settles the Nation and to which it expressly refers in several places.
Lenin was a ruthless and bloodthirsty dictator. Everything that can be blamed on Mussolini can also be blamed on him. Those who defend Lenin today either exhibit abysmal ignorance or are apologists for vast and heinous crimes and should be treated as such.
No longer just the essentially one-sided ethics of "rights" preached by "liberals" and "progressives" regardless of human reality, but an ethics and politics that combine rights and duties within the community in which people's lives take place.
In the medium term, no wish of the "progressive" agenda seems to be able to find a real impediment. Now it seems to be the turn of "vegaphobia" to impose veganism. It is imperative for a conservative front to develop a counter-strategy.
We are surrounded by powerful but invisible forces, controlling us by means of devices scattered throughout the house, even applied to our bodies, and these forces are busily compiling detailed dossiers on each of us, passing the contents to obscure intermediaries.
Moving out of the conservative perspective into a revolutionary key implies naturaliter access to an affirmative position, a reflection of a will that posits the world and is no longer satisfied with inheriting it conservatively. Here the affirmation of identity accords with the will; it ceases to be a worn-out legacy.
While I dismiss Calenda's proposal as a boutade, I disagree with the ease with which his detractors have dismissed it without appeal on the sole basis of mismatch with labor market needs.