The Italian psyche

A joke.

A: “Did you know that in every public schoolroom in Italy the law requires a crucifix and a picture of Garibaldi to be prominently displayed?”

B: “Really? Why Garibaldi?!”


4 thoughts on “The Italian psyche

  1. How do you analyze the recent wrongful convictions of Raffaele Sollecito and Amanda Knox in light of your understanding of the Italian psyche? To me, the “madonna-whore” complex has a lot to do with it as does the uniquely Italian fear of losing face. Would be interested in your views.

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