Western Civilization as a Unique Form of Development
Although nowadays it is fashionable to speak about the equality of all the nations, civilizations and ways of development or even of the inferiority of the Western Civilization in what concerns its relations with other cultures, for example, the Chinese one, to my mind, these opinions are based on either lack of knowledge on the subject or some kind of intellectual masochism that modern decadent Westerners seem to be so keen on displaying.
What is Beauty?
For many centuries people have been wondering what the beauty is, but up to the present day there is neither definite answer nor a shared vision. Beauty can hardly mean the same to all the people because we are different and our standards and tastes differ as well. We all think that someone or something is beautiful when it provides a perceptual experience of pleasure, placidity and satisfaction.
Essay on Theatre
I travel a lot. Perhaps, I travel even too much. When you reach the point that nothing, or at least a lot of things that would normally impress any traveler, start to become obvious and common for you, you stop valuing a lot of presents that life gives to you. While architecture and entertainment, as well as business environment in the countries at some point of time stop interest you, culture is always dynamic and extremely interesting. For that reason, I always find time for studying cultural life and try to explore theatres and music halls in the countries and cities I visit. I have already been to London, Sydney and Rome, I watched performances in Moscow and Tokyo, and all of the theatres I have been to are unique and full of history.