The concept of success is a central aspect of our lives and is one of the key factors that guides our behaviour, shapes our views on the world and also heavily influences our well-being. We act in certain ways, as we believe that this behaviour leads us to outcomes that would make us feel accomplished. … Continue reading What Does It Mean To Be Successful?
Introduction On 22nd July 2011, Europe was put on hold after experiencing one of its most deadly acts of terrorism in history. This act was committed by Anders Behring Breivik, who first detonated a car bomb in the Government District in Oslo, Norway, before killing 69 members of the youth wing of the Labour Party … Continue reading What Drove Him?
For some, the word communism carries a bad connotation in both political and social terms. Beginning from critique on Karl Marx, over to failed states like the Soviet Union, to the countless dictators, who were responsible for millions of deaths, communists are viewed as aggressive, radical, closed-minded and, therefore, repulsive. For some, however, communism is … Continue reading Why Do We Love/Hate Communism?
One of the most prominent and undoubtedly the most imminent issue on the international agenda is the genocide on Uygur Turks in East Turkestan - a province in China that is also, though less commonly, known under the name Xinjiang. At first, the Chinese government imposed strong restrictions on Uygurs, increasingly denying them to freely … Continue reading How to End a Genocide
We have contact with them on a daily basis, they are all over the news and they affect our lives greatly, yet they are also somehow very distant to the ordinary citizen: politicians. What they do and how they do it puzzles us. It seems like their behaviour is challenging the norms that rule our … Continue reading How to Spot a Great Politician in 5 Easy Steps