What we had in the hut and lost when we moved to the palace

When we all lived in the hut all things were, apparently, simpler. Rooms were multi-functional, less to clean, less to maintain. There was no need to show off since everyone had a hut and nobody was either on the streets, nor in a palace. Leaders that presumably had bigger huts were not questioned, nor envied…

What is the meaning of INDIVIDUAL in different cultures and how it shapes our understanding of HOME

Written in honour of World Culture Day, 21st of May 2021 The two extreme positions one can take as an individual in society are controversial. Culturally speaking, individualism is often set apart and opposite to communitarian beliefs. From an ethical and moral point of view, the question of the community over the individual is laden…