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Para Tomas de Aquino, uno de los mayores exponentes filosoficos de este periodo y quiza el que mayor numero de paginas dedico al asunto, la acedia era un pecado mortal.
6) Bartra ha emprendido un analisis similar de los parecidos entre la melancolia y la acedia en el cristianismo; la primera no precisaba de un castigo, mientras que la segunda era considerada como pecado (Cultura 159).
The pope uses the popular Spanish expression acedia to explain the near total loss of apostolic energy in church personnel.
The main reference is to acedia, the spiritual barrenness that monks experience during Sunday afternoons when, tired of all the praying and invoking, they feel they have lost contact with their God.
In his own brand of foreboding, Marcel Antonio transports the spirit of acedia into a present-day landscape, emerging from the convergence of allusions and references, creating an armature for a narrative that is half-imagined by the viewer, half-impelled by the artist through his punctilious choice of situations that solicit spatial and psychic discontinuities.
Resumen: El presente trabajo Intenta mostrar el modo en que Tomas de Aquino tematiza el vicio de la acedia como taedium operandi en la Summa Theologiae ll-ll, q.
Through our passive exposure to electronic media, we willfully submit ourselves to the rituals of everyday capitalist commodity production, to their formulaic and habituated repetitiveness and invariance, to their inert sufferance and wearisome recurrence of stasis--all of which ineluctably and fatally disciplines us to assent uncritically to our own acedia and torpor.
Acedia is not only physical laziness or a decision not to act, but also an inner sorrow or weariness that accompanies the physical inactivity.
Fala-se da melancolia como sinonima do furor dos alienados, da acedia dos monges, da genialidade na Renascenca, da tristeza no Romantismo e da depressao tratada atualmente por psiquiatras e psicologos (Pringent, 2005).
It was usually the sin of acedia, or accidia (sloth) that was associated with grief and mourning.
The opposite of acedia is not hard work but cheerful affirmation.
La acedia del antiheroe parece justificada por anotaciones senequistas al estilo de "con la edad aumentan los conocimientos sobre lo desagradable de la vida, y, seguramente, para hacerlos soportables, disminuye nuestra sensibilidad" y el matrimonio blanco, por asi decirlo, establecido entre Esteban y su empleada colombiana, permite presentar sin complacencias al padre en estado casi vegetativo como "un zombi de autentica pelicula de terror que chasca la dentadura postiza como las calaveras del tren de la bruja", "un zombi que come con avidez y, sobre todo (eso es lo mas desagradable: zombi-tamagochi), sigue defecando un par de veces al dia (si no hay descomposicion)".