Si el arte es el registro del paso del hombre por el mundo, entonces estaremos preparados para darle un puntapié definitivo a Descartes y librarnos, si queremos, del incordio de la falsación popperiana.

El arte es camino de la libertad.

Nos dice Ralf Dahrendorf:

Moreover, the benefits of tolerating free speech outweigh the harm of abusing it. Indeed, the Nobel laureate economist Amartya Sen has demonstrated that free speech even helps mitigate seemingly natural catastrophes like famines, because it reveals the ways in which a few haves exploit the many have-nots. As the watchdog organization Transparency International reminds us, corruption exposed is in many cases corruption prevented. These practical consequences are above and beyond the liberating effect of allowing the “marketplace of ideas,? rather than state authorities, to judge people’s expressed views.

Y escuchando a mi admirado Ben Harper, descubro en su celebérrimo diamond on inside que:

When you have everything, you have everthing to lose

Pero -faltaría más- el gran Dylan nos recuerda en su versionadísima Like a rolling stone esto otro:

When you got nothing, you got nothing to lose

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