Are you patriotic? What does being patriotic mean to you? When people hear about my dual citizenship, I am often asked, which country I prefer: Germany, or the USA. What they really mean, is, whether I am loyal to either country, and, if the USA and Germany were in military conflict, which one I would […]Read more "Daily Prompt: I Pledge Allegiance"
Somewhere, hidden in one of my countless posts, I might have written something about political correctness, and me not caring about it. I didn’t lie about it, but I also didn’t exactly tell the truth. Political correctness gets in the way a lot. Calling gypsies by their tribal names just makes things confusing, without making […]Read more "Is political correctness a useful concept, or does it stifle honest discussion?"
Today, at work, I listened to the radio, as always. I rarely like any songs on the station, only a few classics. Actually, nobody really likes that station at work, but there is a kind of non-agreement, a compromise, and it hardly ever distracts anyone from the importance of work while it helps pass the […]Read more "Musical Memory"