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Episode #20

Armando Pego

Poetics from the monastery

The father, the teacher and the monk are three figures that in a post-modern world like ours are increasingly blurred, if not directly distorted, when in reality they are fundamental pillars on which the West has been built and which, even today, for better or worse, maintain the building that shelters us. Armando Pego, author of Poetics of the Monastery, with whom we spoke for New Directon about the drift of our world, knows this well.