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Bruxelles ma belle...!


clipboard-with-pencil_16x16 Together with my wife and son we celebrated New Years eve in the heart of Brussels. We booked a nice hotel in the center of the city and had dinner in a delicious Thai restaurant. In the middle of the Grand-Place de Bruxelles… #noonecanstopus
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He's Back…Germany's Healing Process

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clipboard-with-pencil_16x16I read the book “Er ist wieder da” (He’s Back). It is an in Germany best selling satiric novel by Timur Vermes about Hitler returning to Germany in 2011. It is a book full of humor but it is not the cliché humor you normally hear about Hitler and Nazi Germany. Timur studied the subject...
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London Taxis...

clipboard-with-pencil_16x16If you have a business trip to a city somewhere in the world, one of the first things you need after your airplane has landed is a taxi. You hope that they are not to expensive, that they are clean, that the taxi driver is friendly and honest and most important, that he knows the fastest way to your destination. I must say that I have been disappointed a few times. Dirty cars, (very) unfriendly…

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The CEO's who weaken our economy

clipboard-with-pencil_16x16A few months after I started my first job as a young psychologist, I attended a presentation that was given by a “captain of industry”, a man in a top position of one of the largest…

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One Percent Against One Percent…Why this Apathy?

blogEntryTopperI met Michael in Washington and Aaron in London. Both are active members of the Occupy Wall Street Movement. They sleep in tents outside and it is cold these days. They have the courage to persevere... Read More…

Past and Present Interwoven…

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clipboard-with-pencil_16x16It is a strange sight, almost disturbing. Nazi propaganda posters in front of the Holocaust Museum in Washington... Read More…

A vision to connect... Blue Assist

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Sometimes a good idea is so simple and therefore so ingenious. In a highly connected society no one should be left out. People with an intellectual disability however need to ask for help sometimes, but are not always able to connect with the people around them... Read More…