Why Can’t I Be A Famous Moronic YouTuber?

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Reading Time: 8 minutes I used not to mind YouTubers. Now I do. I suppose that I’m just jealous of a YouTuber who has 6 times more followers than inhabitants in the Netherlands.   The bottom line is that I’m probably jealous of every single YouTuber. How I would love to have 98,457,085 subscribers to my blog. I’ve given up […]

How An Airline Makes It Crystal Clear That I’m A Loser!

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Reading Time: 3 minutes Have you noticed how when you board the bigger inter-continental aircrafts, you always have to go through the business class before you take out your reading glasses to evaluate the smallness of your economy seat that you cannot find in the first place? I have my own theory on this, a theory that is mine […]

Lost in Translation: Why Migrants Should Remain Foreign

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Reading Time: 5 minutes Boris Johnson has publicly stated that all migrants in the UK should not only learn English but also “feel” British. He obviously knows nothing of how it feels to be part of two cultures, however similar they are. Whereas the acquisition of your adopted country’s language is paramount, the feeling of citizenship is not. In […]

If Climate Change Doesn’t Kill Us, Selfishness Will

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Reading Time: 5 minutes Having had an umptienth encounter with human selfishness, a recurring question haunts my mind. Namely, why are people so selfish and inconsiderate towards others? It’s a rhetorical question in a way because I already know the answer and, if I think carefully about it, I am part of the question. But the more I think […]

Why Do People Comment On A Post They Haven’t Read?

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Reading Time: 3 minutes When going through my site’s statistics, I came across a surprising fact concerning the behaviour of those who, according to the numbers, visit pages that contain my latest posts. According to the statistics that are provided by the hosting site, for every 100 visitors, 86 remain on the page for no more than 30 seconds. […]

Femicide In Europe – A Question Of Manhood

Reading Time: 3 minutes The victims all had a Christian name – Suzanne, Ingrid, Florence, Catherine… Most had a job – schoolteacher, bank employee, secretary… They all had parents, friends, neighbours, and many had children. Their Christian names are our names and their jobs are our jobs. We too, have parents, friends, and for many of us, children. For […]

Returning Jihadists Should Be Tried For Crimes Against Humanity

Reading Time: 7 minutes Shamima Begum deserves, like all Jihadists, not a criminal court hidden somewhere in the centre of London, but one that reflects the universality of the crimes she supports.      Europe faces a problem not only with migrants from worn-torn Islamic countries, but with returning Jihadists who, technically at least, are still European citizens. It’s an […]