Letters from Igniza

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The Word, Quixotic

Quixotic is out of this world.

Its meaning is “exceedingly idealistic, unrealistic, and impractical” (from Oxford dictionary). It is unique. It is exotic. It is all in one word that it lingers questions and underlying contradictions.

This word came from the Spanish novel called ‘Don Quixote’. Although I didn’t read the book, one day I will if… But I did look up and stood beside the monument in Madrid once.  A story about a man with the obsessions of chivalry and falls in demise like any so-called hero would.
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The Credits We Owe and The Credit That Deserves

What do we deserve?

We think we deserve more. Sometimes less. Maybe we all do for the right or wrong reason.

How do we have to contribute? For what purpose and why? We have these questions of who of what of the sort should receive. It is rather opinionated.

Credit

NOUN 1. [mass noun] The ability of a customer to obtain goods or services before payment, based on the trust that payment will be made in the future; 1.1 The money lent or borrowed under a credit arrangement; 2. An entry recording a sum received, listed on the right-hand side or column of an account; 2.1 A payment received; 2.2 [mass noun] Entitlement to a set amount of a particular company’s good or services, typically paid for in advance of use. 3. [mass noun] Public acknowledgement or praise, given or received when a person’s responsibility for an action or idea becomes apparent; 3.1 [in singular] A source of pride; 3.2 [count noun] An item in a list displayed at the beginning or end of a film or television programme, acknowledging a contributor’s role; 4. [mass noun] North American The acknowledgement of a student’s completion of a course or activity that counts towards a degree or diploma as maintained in a school’s records; 4.1 [count noun] A unit of study counting towards a degree or diploma; 4.2 [count noun] British A grade above a pass in an examination; 4.3 Acknowledgement of merit in an examination which is reflected in marks awarded; 5. [mass noun] archaic The quality of being believed or credited; 5.1 Good reputation. Continue reading