Foreign Home or Known Foreign Country?

About three weeks ago, I read in a psychology magazine that is apparently common to feel foreign in your home country after five to ten years abroad, especially when you seldom visit it. But is that really true? Can you generalize the feeling of sense of home at all? And what emotions do you connect…

Xenophobia – Fear of the Unknown

Yesterday, the liberation of the Buchenwald concentration camp had its 70th aniversary. It is one of those historic days, which gives us the past back into memory. We remember the victims of National Socialism, which – were freed from their tormentors – weeks, months and years in agony. But probably they could never really feel inner liberation. Finally,…