Crises Give Birth to Change and Progress

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By Joakim Ydebäck Certain icons throughout time have remained famous because of their immortal quotes and peculiarities. Winston Churchill famously said, “Never let a good crisis go to waste”. Churchill, who, hardly unknown to anyone, was the British prime minister and one of the main leaders of the Allied forces…

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Dial S for Satisfaction

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By Joakim Ydebäck The word of the day is agalmatophilia. Its definition is the sexual attraction to inanimate objects. When this term was coined, it mainly concerned people’s desire to be intimate with statues. One of the first to document this type of obsession was an Austro-German psychiatrist who studied…

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What is the Best Way to Make a Living?

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By Joakim Ydebäck When recently appointed Prime Minister of Finland Sanna Marin allegedly proposed to introduce six hour work days as well as four day work weeks, it made headlines all over the world. The argument was that it would give Finnish parents more time with their families. The proposal,…

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Are Politicians Human?

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By Joakim Ydebäck It has been a long time since we had this many colourful and original political leaders as we do now. Despite a populist trend in most Western countries with politicians claiming to know the general will of the people, it might be interesting to examine how many…

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