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English, Russian

Have you ever wondered why Russians in the most English-speaking movies look and sound so evil and brutal, rude etc.? Well, I have the answer now that I watched RocknRolla movie. You see, they don’s speak Russian. They speak pseudo-Russian and to a Russian person it sounds quite like Russian English sounds to an American […]

Chasing the ecstasy

I like sitcoms. They are positive and conveniently-packed (20-minute episodes). But I keep noticing the disturbing tendency. Sitcoms are getting more and more “exaggerated”, more and more “grotesque”. I had this weird feeling that the very thing that makes them funny (exaggerated characters and reactions), also makes them too simple, too superficial. And recently I […]

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    nirvana [nɪə'vɑːnə] - a transcendent state in which there is neither suffering, desire, nor sense of self, and the subject is released from the effects of karma. It represents the final goal of Buddhism