Monthly Archives: May 2014

Observations in Vienna

After having lived in Vienna for about a week, I can make some observations about what life has been like here. The first observation is that the welfare state is simply functioning much better in here, ranging from universal health … Continue reading

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First Impressions in Austria

I have just returned from the 18 hour long flight, and will share some general observations on my way from Philadelphia to Vienna. I was on the train approaching the Philadelphia airport, and heard two businessmen behind me chatting about … Continue reading

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Return to Austria

Schonbrunn Palace in Vienna, Austria Source: https://encrypted-tbn3.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcRnshmdcVAblhOVEWtuemMRWB7NSQ-Jz2a3O3dEega5OsqoG41BrA Tomorrow I will board the plane to return back to Austria for about three weeks. I have not been there for about three and a half years now, and would be really curious to … Continue reading

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What Makes a Woman Attractive?

This post is going to deal with an issue of which I have very little experience to speak of. But I am still very interested in pursuing this question further, and it will be relevant in some distant future. The … Continue reading

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Global Warming and the Conflict with Capitalism, Consumerism and Population Growth

The government recently had published a report, arguing that US temperatures have increased due to human-induced activities, specifically thanks to the growth in greenhouse gases like carbon dioxide and methane. Global temperatures could very well exceed 10 degrees fahrenheit by … Continue reading

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