Many people nowadays are more or less forced to work from home. In April and May 2020, there were even more. While everyone wishes for the speedy return of freedom and the carefree everyday life, the home office has revealed significant advantages. CO2 emissions decreased by 17 percent between April and May; not even climate activists […]
After the outbreak of the financial crisis in 2008 and based on several dubious business transactions, the reputation of the banking sector is still badly affected. In order to reduce the economic risk potential to a minimum in the future, the European and the US Financial Market Authorities have issued numerous new regulations specified in […]
In the age of artificial intelligence, gene manipulation, and the dreams of vacations on other planets, tomorrow’s models of society are viewed partly with enthusiasm, partly with awe. At the same time, billions of people have the same mindsets and attitudes as millennia ago. The debate about sexual orientation and gender identity is such a […]
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 […]
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.
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.”
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.