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How intolerant is demanding tolerance?

I don’t like to see myself as a Social Justice Warrior, but I have to admit that I do take chances to point out intolerant or non-differentiated nonsense people utter or post on Social Media. Simply because I think change … Continue reading

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American Dream or Blatant Scam? More on how to make money in the US.

People who have ever traveled as tourists through Asia know that in most parts, haggling is a big part of the culture there. On markets, no prices are on display. Instead, you ask for one and then start haggling, or … Continue reading

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Haters gonna hate- but here is why they should stop already

Sometimes I feel like Milla Jovovich in The 5th Element, speed-watching human history and starting to cry because all that humankind seems to do is basically destroying each other. I think Bruce Willis tells her something about love being the … Continue reading

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Chicken or egg? Or: What comes first, solution or problem?

Sometimes it might not be obvious which event comes before another one. Sometimes, however, it is very very clear. If you want to ride in a horse carriage, you put the horse in front of the carriage and go. Then … Continue reading

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USOddities – and some explanations.

The biggest thing I had with me when coming to the US for the very first time some weeks ago was probably my curiosity, which luckily fit very well in my three luggages. We all “know” this place, even without … Continue reading

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American Friendliness meets Finnish Oho-mentality – a comparison.

So here I finally am, in the Free World, the Land of Dreams, the country where anyone can become whatever they want if they just work hard enough. So much have I heard, so many movies seen, and even though … Continue reading

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Walking In My Skin

“You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view… Until you climb inside of his skin and walk around in it.” This is just one of the many brilliant philosophies inserted by Harper Lee into her … Continue reading

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