American History x

The last two classes we have watched the movie “American History X”. This movie made a huge impression on me and made me reflect more about the views and feelings most Americans must have. I have never seen a movie like this before. Very short, the movie was about two brothers who both had been […]

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Goal 14: Life below water

Life under water will soon be gone, unless us humans stop polluting and start cleaning up our mess. The biggest issue today are the huge amounts of plastic floating around in the world seas. It’s predicted that there will be more plastic in the sea than fish in 2050, which is only 30 years from […]

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Personal Letter for the future

I want to change the world, I want to create the future and I want to inspire other people. For me, it doesn’t really matter what I do, as long as I am being part of something big. It could be working for Google, or Apple, or it could be something completely different like researching […]

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Spotlight

This week we have watched the movie Spotlight (2015) directed by Tom McCarthy. The movie is the true story of how the Boston Globe uncovered the massive scandal of child molestation and cover-up within the local Catholic Archdiocese, shaking the entire Catholic Church to its core. In this movie the different institutions played different roles […]

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9/11-2001

Today we have watched parts of a documentary and read an article about the terrorist attack which took place 9/11 in the US. This attack took almost 3000 lives, and would forever change America. It is no doubt this was a horrid attack and should have never happened. For me this attack seems surreal, and far […]

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Thougths

This week we have been reading the two first chapters of the book “The reluctant fundamentalist” written by Mohsin Hamid. This book is about a young Pakistani called Changez who meet a US American in Lahore. My impression of the book so far, is that I find it intriguing and thought-provoking. At first, I thought […]

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Multiculturalism, David Cameron

Today we listened to a speech made by the former prime minister in Great Britain, David Cameron, in 2011 at the Munich Security Conference. The basic ideas of the speech are multiculturalism, especially the relationship between European people and Islam, and how we can solve the issue of radicalisations. Cameron focused on how people can […]

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