giovedì 10 aprile 2014

Umberto Eco advocates education to relieve suffering

'Culture raises pain threshold' philosopher says

(ANSA) - Bologna, April 10 - Italian philosopher and writer Umberto Eco advocated education as a way of relieving suffering during a lecture on Thursday. "Culture raises the threshold of suffering, but not for unbearable pain," Eco told graduates in palliative care at Bologna university. "For suffering not caused by terminal illness, education may be encouraged," he said. 

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