I’m not known to be very nationalistic, in fact I feel like I’m somehow connected to all nations and people more than to any single geographical location. And to be honest nationalism, imaginary borders and how this is being weaponized so as to polarize identities, is something I believe is extremely counterproductive in creating a … More Finland turns 101 years today
I have now nearly been in Djibouti close to a week. So far it has been a great experience and I don’t see that changing. The first few days were confusing and a shock to the system. Not only because of the nearly 50 degrees centigrade change in temperature (Finland to Djibouti) but also because … More Alien but Familiar; Djibouti.
Found this interesting piece on why tipping might not be as good as the intention behind it. I do agree with the arguments in this video but I then wonder how easy it is to change this kind of a culture. Up here in Scandinavia tipping is slowly becoming culture but its nowhere close to … More Should tipping be encouraged or not?
So as I promised in a few posts ago, that as my 300th post on this blog I would write something about myself and maybe even put up a picture. Just so people who happen to read some of my “stuff” would have some kind of an idea about this weird person behind all this … More A bit about me as promised.
Small gallery of cool pictures relating to YOLO and my previous post. https://kamakawida.wordpress.com/2014/03/02/yolo-mentality/ Enjoy.
As a species, us humans have become more and more focused on the here and now. Our ability or will to look further into the future has reduced significantly. I seems like we are only concerned with our own personal short term goals. This is especially true in the case of the newer generations. Obviously … More YOLO mentality.