In the political sphere, Mustafa Kemal Atatürk is considered to be one of the most talented, sophisticated and most respected politicians in the history of statesmanship. His peers are other greats at the pinnacle of politics, such as Winston Churchill, Otto von Bismarck, Genghis Khan, Julius Cesar, Marcus Aurelius and Mansa Musa, only to name … Continue reading The Atatürk Paradox
In the first part of this comprehensive analysis, we have analysed the Israel-Palestine conflict within the framework for building understanding around political events. If you have not read the first part of this analysis, it is strongly recommended to do so. The second part builds on the findings of part I, which provides the necessary … Continue reading Understanding the 2021 Israel-Palestine Conflict (Part II)
Undoubtedly the most discussed topic of 2021, so far, is the ongoing escalation of violence between Palestinians and Israelis. In an eruption of mutual acts of violence, the already highly explosive relationship between the two sides enters another round of hostilities. Interestingly, this event's tension is also in large part reflected across global media outlets … Continue reading Understanding the 2021 Israel-Palestine Conflict (Part I)
In societies, in which people are increasingly distancing themselves from the lower tiers of the needs according to Maslow, we can observe that people increasingly move questions about their personality and themselves as beings into the focus of their cognitive world. Surely, material wants are still dominant factors, but thoughts about identity and self-perception become … Continue reading How much You is in You?
Probably all of us have heard conspiracy theories about elitist circles that control the political power within one or maybe even more countries. A central aspect of those theories is that the politicians are appointed by leaders in the background, rather than being elected by the citizens. So, there is this conception that the citizens … Continue reading White Democracies Are Fake