The Paradox of Everyday Life: Between Reality and Idealism…

As time passes...
As time passes…


East Germans in their daily lives, under Communism! A story of “Ostalgy” and paradox…

The journey: Life between tomorrow and yesterday

A Story of Life…

We do romanticize our past experiences. We show a great deal of Nostalgia for experiences we never enjoyed living. But why do we do that? What is the reason behind this paradoxical behavior?

I answer these questions by reflecting on the East German experience under Communism!

You might want to read this post if you want to answer the above questions. If you’re not a big fan of reading history, you may want to jump to page 13. I hope you enjoy it!

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