Category Archives: politics and culture

paraphrasing macklemore: same god

when she was raised in the free world, people told her she was muslim, cause she wanted to wear a scarf, to cover her head from the cold stares, she told her ma’, tears rushing down her face, she’s like, girl … Continue reading

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democracy is not a pumpkin

in one of my democracy classes at university, the professor put my fellow students and me in front of a very odd question: imagine a pumpkin. you are three people in every group and pretend that everybody wants the pumpkin … Continue reading

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saving pandora all over again

i like stories like avatar. let’s be honest, the movie was a hit! the animations were brilliant and the plot even got some hardline pragmatics to shed a tear or two in the darkness of the cinema. after all, why … Continue reading

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the bleeding sword of liberty

i find myself in a status of speechless awe, covering my face in the soothing mantles of my hands, while words and messages drip into my conscience, listening to the rhetoric of western freedoms and their glory. freedom of religion, … Continue reading

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a case for a wall

where once tanks rolled through the streets of the german capital, today the economic roller of infinite development, maximum efficiency and endless profit is trying to steamroll memories and tears and pain of german history. the berlin wall separated the … Continue reading

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austria in a nutshell

living through the different stages of age and education, i always wondered about the reactions i observed in the austrian society. but if i look at the dynamics behind their perception i cannot help but discover something rather quite ironic. … Continue reading

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do not look away II

by Anonymous Art of Revolution: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Anonymous-ART-of-Revolution/362231420471759?ref=stream  

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chicken and egg

i am not sure whether a blog is supposed to be more of a notepad or a medium to write down all your important thoughts – so i decided to create my own rules. after all, it is my blog. … Continue reading

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do not look away

pictures from syria (a link by reddit) http://ir-ingr.livejournal.com/1185799.html

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a thousand times no

art is a political medium. it does not necessarily have to be, but if it is, it has a strong impact. art does not fight a revolution with force. it fights a social revolution with persistence. civil disobedience can be … Continue reading

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