Equality is wishful thinking. Only in death we will become equal. The typical path for anyone who wants to get into a higher paying position is usually going to university, graduate and apply for a job in that specific field or in another one. Regardless of which position they want to work in, most people with a degree would probably like to avoid working in the service industry for example ...
It has gotten a little quieter around here since I went to Japan. In the beginning I thought that I would post more frequently once I am in Japan, but of course university happened and above all of that I found a new hobby.
This might be a little bit unexpected for some, but as the title says already, I am going to live in Japan for one year starting this Sunday. I didn't want to announce it before I was 100% sure that I was going. I wanted to announce it officially after I arrived in Tokyo ...
The things you say to me, affect me more than you think I worked in the supermarket until the evening and tried to produce art after that, but I just couldn't. I felt useless, the praise I usually got from other people in school before was now completely meaningless,
Losing the confidence in something you really used to love As I mentioned in a few posts already, I studied International economics before finally deciding to change universities to study Modern Japanese studies. Of course, every time I mention this when I meet new people, they are surprised, since Japanese studies and economics are two entirely different majors.
Now that the freshmen have arrived, I thought I could write an update concerning my university life. I have been studying Japanese and Information Science at university for one year now.
One summervacation I got a job in the company where my father works. When my former boss contacted me to ask me whether I could work for him again, I told him that I found another job.
People expect you to behave and dress a certain way so that they can identify you as male or female. They can't deal with things they don't know, things they don't understand. They want to push their expectations and world view on you.
Sometimes the most subtle things have the power to change your being as a whole Now going back to the time in primary school, I want to tell you some stories. During the first or second year of my primary school I was sitting next to a girl I thought I could be friends with, since we went to the same kindergarten. It was one-sided.
This is going to be a longer series. I will divide it into several parts, otherwise it will get too long. However, I don't know how many parts there will be yet. It will be finished, when I feel like I have written down everything.