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Other Countries, Other Customs: Russian vs. German Feasting

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As I kept moving fom place to place and from country to country, I grew up surrounded by people of different cultures and mentalities.   This way I could observe people do things… Continue reading

Planning For the Future? Living in the Present? Or Better the Other Way Around?

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There are many things that we plan. We plan our next vacation, birthday party or the way the next school project is supposed to work.  But if we take a closer look at… Continue reading

The Unbearable “Lightness” of Writing or: How to Make a Book

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  When I was about twelve years old, I decided that I wanted to write a book. But let’s be honest; what is there that a twelve year old could write about so… Continue reading

Better Student Performance Wanted: Using the 4th Principle of Economics in Pedagogogy

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In Berlin, as in many other places, money is the thing that makes a lot of things possible. It is basically the fundament of pretty much every economic activity. We invest money into… Continue reading