Died: February 19, 2016, Milan, Italy
Umberto Eco OMRI was an Italian novelist, literary critic, philosopher, semiotician, and university professor.
Thorny, the burning bush is an allusion to some God-speak that reminds me of the Orwellian Newspeak.
What it means to be a man is a virtuous act of forgiveness, courage and duty. The ability to respond is, in part, a social partnership of circumstance and the will of the people as a collective.