The new ways of relating in the global realm

In modern society, defined by McLuhan as a "global village with an enlarged dimension and with a new form of community-based society," we are increasingly seeing a tribalization process: the birth of multiple small communities and great difficulties in emotional relationships of any kind. The network is sharpening social problems. Henceforth, personal relationships are affected. As always, the problem is Continue Reading




Educating young people on love and friendship through the classics: a workshop of great success

"Educating young people about love and friendship through the classics." The title of the study day held last Friday, November 23, at the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross (Rome), itself unveils the purpose of the seminar, which was aimed at educators, teachers, and writers: to reflect – with the help of great storytelling professionals – on how some works Continue Reading




Block everything! A guide on what to do in case of theft or loss of your smartphone!

Today we can do practically everything through our phones; not only make and receive calls, but also carry out banking transactions, purchase online, store information and audio and video files, register passwords, personal codes and PINs. However, like all objects, even the mobile phone is subject to some unpleasant events, such as loss or theft. Fortunately, the same technology helps Continue Reading




Blue Whale Challenge

The expression Blue Whale Challenge evokes a paradisiacal image, of enormous whales that plow through the waves of the planet's ocean. It might seem to be a metaphor of their survival instincts, well represented, for example, in the movie Big Miracle. Instead, the challenge of the blue whale (Blue Whale Challenge or Blue Whale), a role-playing game widespread through social Continue Reading




Temptation Island, the reality show that globalizes the miseducation of love

In Italy, the VIP edition of the Temptation Island TV program has recently concluded. It reuses an American (U.S.) format from 2001, in which some engaged couples decide to live separately for several weeks, usually in exotic resorts and exposing themselves to the “temptation of sirens” to test the stability of their relationships. The reality show, which with few differences Continue Reading




From the communication in families to the communication between families

If we search "sharing problems" on Google, most of the results will be links, social networks, files... If we search "carrying one another’s weights,” the results will churn out results about diets, physical exercise, and tips to stay fit. We do not want to start a controversy on Google's indexing criteria, but just try to reflect on the meaning of Continue Reading




Social networks and the “selfie disease”: if the real problem is vanity

If we are people who are very active on social networks, then maybe we have happened to perceive our rapport with these tools is not entirely balanced. Maybe we have spent time with dear friends and snapped photos more with the idea in mind to post them and let others see (to gain approval, make others envious, or simply stay Continue Reading




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Audio-visual consumption and reading habits of young people.


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Teen Usage of new and old media: formation & family.


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Giovanni Paolo II e la paternità


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Famiglia e mezzi di comunicazione sociale
VI Incontro Mondiale della Famiglia.


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La famiglia nei mezzi di comunicazione: Evangelizzazione ed evangelizzatori


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Messaggio del Santo Padre Francesco per la XLIX Giornata Mondiale delle Comunicazioni Sociali.


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L'amore che porta nuova vita nel mondo – Il Rabbino Sacks sull'istituzione del matrimonio.


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