Tutor profile: Mirella V.
I have heard that the way Italians express "I like something..." is weird. Is that true?
Many English speakers become confused when they need to say “I like” in Italian but it’s really quite simple. What you are saying is “Something is pleasing to me” but the word order is reversed: "to me is pleasing something" Mi piace la pizza = to me is pleasing the pizza (I like pizza); Mi piacciono i fiori = to me are pleasing the flowers (i like flowers)... Mi piaci tu = to me are pleasing you (I like you) Easy, right?
Is ever there a stupid question? Is philosophy difficult? Is philosophy useful?
Nope, just a stupid answer... Nope, philosophy deals with that which is fundamental in any meaningful thinking process. It tries to logically disambiguate any given word of our reality, it can be complex, not 'difficult'... Nope, never.
Subject: Gender Studies
Is the neo-traditionalist turn, in how we meet the challenge of sexual rights and gender identity in the 21st century, a global trend?
We are witnessing global story after story of government rollbacks on abortion provision,arriage equality, reproductive rights, sexual liberalism and anti-discrimination policy generally.Lately, The war on sexual rights and gender identity, which has traditionally been a pillar in the authoritarian critique of liberalism is a sign of the times for liberal democracies as well.
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