The reference to the past, in some ways also romantic, is actually the prerequisite for signalizing the ethical decadence of one’s own time, torn apart and tormented by two world wars, and later on gone amuck by the invasion of goods, then shipwrecked adrift the immense plastic islands floating in the waters around the still lands. Aldo Pallanza is a man of the twentieth century, aware of the sudden changes taking place that affect the scale of secular values,irretrievably altered by consumerism.