Depts, Abortion & Inequality: What Ireland Is Dealing With At The Moment

There are several issues going on in Irish politics at the moment. The same-sex marriage referendum in 2015 was big news all around the world. Important topics are also sports, economy and society. To find out more about Ireland and how Irish people feel about their own country, I talked to Irish men and women of different ages and backgrounds. I asked them about current topics and problems in Ireland, the roots of these problems and possible solutions. … Mehr Depts, Abortion & Inequality: What Ireland Is Dealing With At The Moment

When Should Teenagers Have Sex?

When should teenagers be allowed to have sex? This question has been the parting of the ways when talking to people from other countries, because every country defines the age of consent differently. Should it be 13 like in Japan? 14 like in Germany, Portugal and Italy? 16 like in Canada, Finland and Norway? 17 like in Ireland? Or even 18 like in some parts of the United States? … Mehr When Should Teenagers Have Sex?

How Harry Potter Makes You A Better Person

Harry Potter, Hermione Granger and Ron Weasley were probably the greatest heroes of my childhood. I grew up with them saving humanity and the wizarding world several times, and making the world a better place. According to science, the books and films had a huge impact on my personality and actually made me a better person. Here is why. … Mehr How Harry Potter Makes You A Better Person

„Nach Kinderentführung rast Mann im Menschen-Gruppe“: Warum wir Dinge öfter hinterfragen sollten

„Did you hear about Munich?! A guy kidnapped 4 kids and then crashed his car into a crowd!“ – diese Nachricht bekam ein Bekannter kürzlich und warnte mich daraufhin: „Sandra, what’s all this terrorism in Munich?! You should really get outta there!“ Halt, stopp! Wer hat hier irgendwas was von Terrorismus gesagt? … Mehr „Nach Kinderentführung rast Mann im Menschen-Gruppe“: Warum wir Dinge öfter hinterfragen sollten

7 things Germans don’t know before coming to Ireland

Both Germany and Ireland are Western countries, both are part of the EU. So you would think their cultures should be more or less the same, right? But that’s not quite the case: in some aspects, their habits and lifestyles are completely differnet from each other. Here are 7 things that I have learnt while living in Ireland. … Mehr 7 things Germans don’t know before coming to Ireland

Hazing in Studentenverbindungen: Wer Mann sein will, muss leiden

MEN MUST SUFFER – English version below – Sie knien am Boden. Schon seit zwei Stunden dieselbe Position. Es ist mitten in der Nacht. Sie sehen nichts, Augen verdeckt. Sie wissen nicht, wie lange sie das noch durchhalten. Aber sie müssen. Es ist Voraussetzung, um einer von ihnen zu werden. … Mehr Hazing in Studentenverbindungen: Wer Mann sein will, muss leiden