So we don’t always talk about the same things: with Mário Soares in Moscow in front of Lubianka | opinion

I don’t have to mourn much for the dead, nor do I have this obsession with death that turns into a pathological longing to remember the deceased. It happens. It can always be said philosophically that the fact that everyone has died so far does not guarantee that the living will die today. One can always read Hume and hope that the principle of induction feeds the mistake of thinking that something will always happen. But as now people are dying there. One of those people I miss because of his enormous qualities and his enormous shortcomings is Mário Soares.

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