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  • Daniel Ortega Pacheco
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When Columbus set sail from Huelva, he did not imagine meeting America and transforming the world. His purpose was to find an alternative route to reach the Indies from the East.

He crossed that sea that filled him with new hope, as sleep gives a man dreams – according to a quote attributed to him.

What is probable is the need for Spain, Portugal and other European kingdoms to find another way to get there. Not surprisingly, his journey was financed by those interested in giving back control of the Ottoman Empire from trade to the Indies.

In the same way, at present, global society has the need to find an alternative way in its economic and social relations. to harmonize with nature.

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