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Friday, February 22, 2013

from Lawrence, Sunday PhiloMadrid meeting: Expectations, Why are they so frustrating? + news

Dear friends,

This Sunday we are discussing: Expectations, Why are they so frustrating?

Talking about frustration, I've just spent the past two hours trying to reanimate my pc back to
life, so I'm going to keep my message a bit short!! One would have thought that if the operating
system wanted to reshape the brain system of the pc it would tell you about it, and do it in a
friendly matter: not a bit of it!!

So without much ado Ruel has essay on Sunday's topic which you can find below, and another on
Victimhood:
Hi Lawrence,

I'm sending you two articles: one on victimhood and the other on expectation and frustration. Hasta
luego.

Ruel


http://ruelfpepa.wordpress.com/2013/02/04/on-the-culture-of-victimhood-2/

http://ruelfpepa.wordpress.com/2013/02/19/expectation-and-frustration/

-----other news----

In the meantime:

Oscar has asked me to circulate details about his new project; he wants to start a small vocal group
and he send sent me these details. If you are interested please send me an email and I'll forward it
to Oscar:
I'm trying to create a small group of vocal music, to sing popular music, just for pleasure. Just 4
o 6 voices.

I need a Bass voice (male) to complete the 4 voices.

We intend to sing just for pleasure, as I told you.

The group is to play songs by Beatles, Flying Pickets, Lucio Battisti,...

Better if the Bass lives in the North of Madrid, because for the moment the rehearsals would be in
my house.

joseoscar

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----Lunch at the Segoviano----
1) Last Sunday we discussed the possibility of organising a lunch at the centro and I asked Encarna
for details. However, we still have to organise the date so you can think about this lunch and find
a gap in your busy diary. I also have a pending appointment at the hospital and won't know the dates
until next week. What is sure is that we start lunch at 3:30pm and then start the meeting as usual.
In the meantime we can think about the menu:
-Starters (frituras variadas), Entrecot o Cochinillo con ensalada, Postre- cafe-bebida. 25 euros per
person.
-Alternative option 1: fish or vegetarian but you will have to speak to Encarna about this, I've got
her number so please ask me or her when you come to the meeting. 25 euros per person
-Alternative option 2: cochido completo (plus the extras above) 20 euros per person.
(Looking at the menu you might think this is a challenge to this week's subject, but I am assured
that the food is very good!!!)

---Ruel----
A SOBER LOOK AT "DEATH"
http://ruelfpepa.wordpress.com/2013/01/23/a-sober-look-at-death-a-repost-from-httpruelferanilpepa-blogspot-com-es201109sober-look-at-death-html/
Sophophilia: Critical Readings in Philosophy Por Ruel Pepa
http://www.lulu.com/shop/ruel-pepa/sophophilia-critical-readings-in-philosophy/ebook/product-20450917.html
MY E-BOOKS . . . .
http://ruelfpepa.wordpress.com/2013/01/25/my-e-books/

---Raquel---
Os paso la información de algunos eventos en los que os comenté que participo como soprano por si os
apetece alguno...
RÉQUIEM NEGRO
de Enrique Muñoz Molina
Ignacio Vento, narrador
Coro de la Universidad Autónoma de Madrid
Ensemble Vocal Soli -Tutti
Denis Gautheyrie
6 de marzo-20.30 horas
Teatros Canal
Entrada: 5 euros (subvencionada)
Más información en www.madrid.org/artesacro

VOCES PARA LA PAZ
10 de marzo-
Auditorio Nacional
Entrada : 20 euros (recaudación para proyectos en países en vías de desarrollo)
Será retransmitido por TVE
Más información en http://www.vocesparalapaz.com/

VOCES POR LA JUSTICIA SOCIAL
Grupo de investigación y transformación del mundo a través de la música de la Universidad Autónoma
9 de marzo
La Universidad en la calle
Lugar y hora por confirmar
Abierto a la participación de cuantos vengan


Raquel
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See you Sunday,

Take care

Lawrence



PhiloMadrid Meeting
Meet 6:30pm
Centro Segoviano
Alburquerque, 14
28010 Madrid
914457935
Metro: Bilbao

-----------Ignacio------------
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Important Notice: From December 1st, the Tertulia will take place at O'Donnells (ex-Moore's) Irish
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