Imagine that every social network is like a kitchen table. It is not limited by length, width, or number of seats, so you can have as many guests as you please. Now, imagine your kitchen full of dishes, ingredients, and you, preparing various delicious meals to impress your guests. Have you ever thought about how many guests your table should hold, and how much you are ready to invest in cooking and serving?
In the accelerating age of digital technology, as we are anxious to get rid of the effects of stress and chronic fatigue, we resort to all sorts of tricks. Indulging the stomach with a product labeled «bio» is one of the simplest options. But then a lot of questions arise. What is a «bio-product»? How do we distinguish the real thing from a fake? Is it worth overpaying at all?
Content is everywhere, and it bombards us all day, every day. From the first moment in the morning when we open our eyes and turn on the TV or check our phones for the latest news on social media, to the last moment of the day, when we check it once more just before we go to sleep. We believe we are up to date, and are soaking in a diversity of opinions, but in reality, we are trapped in a ‘filter bubble’.
Can knowledge be bought? Are we facing a complete transformation of the term ''education''? Do we all deserve free access to knowledge?
Since ancient times, people have placed tremendous value on foreign language proficiency, and people who were considered as polyglots have been highly respected. Today’s globalized society calls for a wide range of language knowledge, since it is necessary for jobs, travel, etc. But, have you ever wondered why languages are so important and useful?
If you by any chance decide to google the term „Millennials“ you are bound to be bombarded with thousands of articles, a large portion of these writings are focused on the Millennials' finances and on the relationship between the Millennials and the economy.
Global warming and climate change are issues which have been present for more than a half century and which have been mentioned thousands and thousands times in various media, but the truth is that many people still don’t know exactly what it means and what it represents. We are witnesses to the fact that in recent years, the climate has changed and in the past two months extreme freezing weather has struck Europe, affecting many people. There are many other indicators which tell us how alarming the situation is, for example, polar ice caps melting.
7 billion people live on Earth. It is safe to assume that every single person on the planet played, is currently playing or will play some kind of a game during his or her lifetime. Around 1,5 billion people are users of electronic entertainment. Almost two third of them is playing online titles. The numbers are growing and are unstoppable. Reality of leisure time activities is changing and is affecting mainly youth.
Being young, free, and wild has always come at a price, and that price is somewhat larger in 2017 than it has been in the past. Dealing with student loans, high rents, and unstable labor markets is a challenge every Millennial has to face. The challenge becomes greater if you consider the large number of Millennials who are dealing with a variety of disabilities. So let’s consider just how large these challenges are for this demographic and ask whether modern society is addressing this issue properly and efficiently.≈
The most simple definition of Homo Economicus or the economic man would be that he is a rational person who pursues wealth for his own self-interest. John Stewart Mills defined it as one "who inevitably does that by which he may obtain the greatest amount of necessaries, conveniences, and luxuries, with the smallest quantity of labor and physical self-denial with which they can be obtained."