I will preface my answer with Milan Kundera’s epic quote: Czech author Milan Kundera, The Book of Laughter and Forgetting (Kniha smíchu a zapomnění) - (1979). There is something about the Czech esprit de fronde, which has always captured my attention. Ever since I learned about the self-sacrifice of Jan Palach, I started paying more attention … Continue reading What’s the most important war that nobody talks about?
YouTube is very educational. Unlike it's brethren, Facebook, which is almost useless when it comes to learning something useful, YouTube looks as if was made to advance human knowledge by the sheer power of moving pictures. It is rather true what they say about a picture being worthy 1,000 words. What about 26 or 60 … Continue reading Switzerland – The Last Democracy