Aboulie — 2013/09/15

ABOULIE [abuli] n. f. 1883 ◇ greek aboulia « irreflexion », meaning modified from boulesthai "to want" MED. A mental disorder characterized by a decrease or disappearance of will resulting in an inability to choose, decide, act. ➙ apathy.


The elusive knowledge — 2012/02/27

I met W. at the grocery store. He's the same age, a few days apart, like my father. W. was a member of the Ensemble vocal Ganymède for a few years. He left last year. I saw him tired and, to be honest, on the decline.