It’s nothing personal, you’re just different

The day after Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated, a school teacher named Jane Elliott conducted a social experiment on her third-grade class to teach them about discrimination. This experiment, which is now famously known as the “Blue eyes/Brown eyes” exercise, began with her telling her students that the brown-eyed…

What Denmark can teach us about the trap of privilege

I live in Denmark, which, for many years, has been ranked as one of the happiest countries in the world. Danes live in a socialist society where free healthcare and education are guaranteed to everyone. Therefore, having a master’s degree is common, and many earn a middle-class salary. Without the…

Thomas of Copenhagen

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