Category Opinion

THE FLICKER OF HAPPINESS

We often make the mistake of dividing the world into small and big moments. We look at everything that happens and we place it in a box. A box of moments that we view as insignificant and a box of moments, we are taught are going to determine our future. But what about the moments […]

Life & other businesses

The countless possible ways events can turn out in terms of scenarios, shifts and outcomes are wonderfully fascinating. I remember when I was at school, the probability chapter was my favorite one in my mathematic books. I find it actually quite inspiring to try understanding the diverse ins and out which could explain why you […]

Color Your Path

Life is short just as much as it is long, as happy as it is sad and as unpredictable as it is foreseeable. Some call this balance, some call it an unfortunate chain of events. I guess no one truly grasps the concept of life even though we are all living it. We may not […]

Bitcoin – Risk and Chance within Uncertain Times

Some people praise it, others shake their heads when they hear its name: Bitcoin is dividing the opinions of financial experts already for years. Recently the cryptocurrency came to the center of attention again due to a fulminant rise within a year of lockdowns and uncertain prospects.

Let’s go expressly oriental, Enjoy!

Have you ever thought or dreamt of boarding a train to reach the utmost areas, exotic regions, going all the way to the end of the world? Let us go back in time before the golden age of aviation.

Aerial: The Weightless Discipline

Dancing without touching the floor, flying without having wings, dropping without falling. Whatever you call it, that one word is all that matters. Without…is all that matters. Imagine a place without the presence of the burdens we carry, without the weight of the decisions we make, or the actions we take. Don’t you already feel […]

Victoria and Abdul – a tale of colonial past and decolonial future

Can you imagine Queen Victoria, the head of the British Empire at its heyday and of the Church of England, having classes with a dark-skinned Indian Muslim jail clerk? Can you imagine him becoming a friend and adviser, honored with titles and wealth? Can you imagine him teaching her about the Quran and her writing […]

“Kim Ji Young Born in 1982”: a movie to reflect about hardships faced by women and the fifth sustainable development goal

Have you ever heard about the United Nations’ (UN) 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)? They are the essence of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, adopted by all UN members states in 2015, and they aim to unite all countries to solve global issues like poverty, people without access to education and proper health system, […]

The romantic love as a life teacher

Once you love, you may also hate… What is the exact meaning of romantic love? I am more than sure that for most people romantic love means something completely different than it is. The moment I mentioned romantic love, you probably created this lovely, romantic scenery in your head. Two gorgeous people, sunset and bloody […]

The analysis of social pressure on women and women’s struggle for existence through Henrik Ibsen’s Nora in A Doll’s House and Bernard Shaw’s Liza in Pygmalion

This study examines that the social pressure on women and women’s struggle for existence through Henrik Ibsen’s Nora in A Doll’s House (1999) and Bernard Shaw’s Liza in Pygmalion (1988). The roles of men and women in society are generally related to the value system and structure of society. In traditional societies, it is known […]

“Mr. Vice-President, I’m speaking” – on speaking and being listened to in a gender imbalanced world

In a family dinner, party, class debate, or work meeting. In political debates or judicial sessions. In any of these situations, you may have realized that gentlemen take the floor more naturally, more often, and for longer than ladies. Or you have seen a man interrupting a woman. Possibly repeatedly, to contradict, complement or simply […]