Ukrainian Expats: The Guilt of Safety

“And I met a girl here, [I want to], I don’t know, to ask her out. For us two. She’s sitting tied up at our place.”

It was about a rape.

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Motivation appears not when there’s an ample supply of the resource, but when it’s lacking.

People don’t want to go hunting for food when they’re full; they do it when they’re hungry. They don’t look for water unless they’re thirsty.



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In German, Rabenmutter is a “Raven mother” — a mother, neglecting her children. In short, not a very good mother.