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But this is how memory works: a mixture of recollections, blended in an original and personal fashion, a mixture in which historical "truth" (if such a "truth" exists, once again) only fragilely and discreetly gleams.
It would seem that the explanation lies in the institutional destruction that broke out starting when President Chavez took power and with his policies of restriction of police action and speeches of uprising that spoiled the efforts of political stabilization that had been made in the previous years (42), just as the processes of regularization and depersonalization of the norms had been achieved, although very fragilely, by the democratic governments in the previous decades (43).
By means of professionalism he pursues his mission and struggles to keep his own fragilely constructed world together in the face of such bizarre challenges as an environment that disintegrates when he gets confused and the shock of seeing another man's face when he looks in the mirror.
The increasingly positive ways/encounters are leading us to see that there is a deeper common ground out of which the various ways rise, namely, our very humanness, our body-spirit, which, against the background of the massive cosmos, fragilely, almost wraith-like sways within the whole cosmic dance of dialogue.
That city is simultaneously balkanized--cut up by race and class--and capacious, fragilely holding multifarious differences together.