I come from a country, which was not considered as civilized until quite recently by most of the so-called Western World, who looked down upon my country with mere curiosity and maybe some interest. Not surprisingly, very close to my home there are still tribes in existence that collect and
The greatest theft in the history of humankind is probably the one of fire. Before our modern beliefs, before Christianity and Islam, before science and evolution, we believed in a different mythology . In the Greek mythology, humankind was among the weakest creatures on earth. The world was ruled by
Berlin, Oct. 29 2018 German Chancellor Angela Merkel announces that she will not candidate as the leader of her Christian-Democratic-Party in December and that, in the national elections in 2021, she will not run as German Chancellor again. With this news Chancellor Merkel not only surprised, but scared many people
We always talk about sustainability: The Sustainable Development Goals, Sustainable Energy, Sustainable anything… The word is present in our daily life and at some point, people just nod and say “yeah sure “without actually thinking about it anymore. But have you ever asked yourself what the word “sustainable” actually means?
What is insanity? Insanity is doing something over and over again, while expecting a different outcome. The world economic crisis in 2007/08 came as a shock to everyone. Despite the fact that it happened before. The economy has seen several crisis, even before we had fancy words for all the
“Europe is an ambitious project, it is an active utopia, struggling to coalesce and consolidate the otherwise disconnected, multidirectional actions. How active that utopia will ultimately turn, depends on its actors.” (Zygmunt Bauman). Let us examine Europe and let us therefore look at this quote, that defines the European Union
April 2nd, 2018: Winnie Madikizela-Mandela dies at the age of 81 in a Johannesburg hospital, after a life of struggle and scandal, of sacrifice and victory, in the fight against apartheid. Today mostly known because of her marriage to Nelson Mandela, the former liberation fighter and President of South Africa,