Entries by Nourredine Yous

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LGBT-Community

I felt very disconnected and was quickly put aside. I do not expect anyone to do anything for me. I want to go to town like everyone else and be quiet. After a while, I asked myself, “Why should others more than me have the right to be on the street?” And it triggered a […]

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Intercultural Communication – more than “Do’s and Don’ts”

The exciting thing about intercultural relationships is that they often go beyond maximizing efficiency, merely functioning, or the rigid observance of rules. They concern human coexistence, which naturally requires careful consideration of the processes by which different cultures understand each other. For this reason, intercultural competence should be given sufficient space and independence in the present working world.

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Japanese Love Life

Tomita sometimes has one-night stands with men she meets in bars. She says sex is not a priority for me. “I’m often asked by married men in the office who want to have an affair with me. They assume I’m desperate because I’m single. ” Then she grimaces and shrugs.”

French Self-Image and Contradictions

In einem ihrer Gedichte beschreibt Fanny de Beauharnais die Franzosen als widersprüchlich, frivol und kindisch. Sie war eine Poetin und Schriftstellerin des 18. Jahrhunderts. Kaum zu glauben, dass eine Icone der französischen Literatur ihre Mitbürger derart disqualifiziert.
Was ist wirklich dran? Die Franzosen sind widersprüchlich in ihrer Einstellung. Zumindest wenn es um Individualismus und Machtdistanz geht. Das bestätigt Edward T. Hall, ein zeitgenössicher amerikanischer Psychologe und Buchautor.