When I used to work in a shelter for underage refugees, literally somewhere in the central-German countryside, I made a pretty enlightening observation. The youngsters I was working with were all teenagers from countries like Afghanistan, Syria, and various African countries, that arrived in Germany during the events of 2015. Of course, one of their […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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.
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]