Category Archives: Culture

We’re letting a serious crisis go to waste

“Never let a serious crisis go to waste.” A lot of people have come up with the basic notion, but White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel was one of the most recent famous persons to invoke the basically valid … Continue reading

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Isn’t it strange… Notes on Australia

It’s time to note down some cultural impressions I’ve made about Australia; in particular, I will focus on a few things which strike me as somehow strange. Just to clarify, I treat these mainly as rhetorical questions as the reasons … Continue reading

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Behavioral segregation

Most of the things that come into your mind when you hear the word “segregation” have a negative connotation; racial segregation for one has caused much unnecessary misery over the long history of that idiotic behavior. Gender segregation, separation or … Continue reading

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Helsinki Freeze

Frozen Grand Central (see video here) was one of the greatest flash mob moments ever. Wicked cool. So cool in fact that everyone obviously had to copy it. Nothing wrong with that of course, as still most people have no … Continue reading

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