Course Assignment 2: initial reflections on Germany
1. What are some of your impressions on this past week?
Berlin is more similar to a Chinese city (of equal magnitude) that it is to a US city (of equal magnitude). It is a convenient place. It is a friendly place. (Of course, whether it is friendly because we are ‘rich Americans’ is yet to be determined.) But I still did not receive much inspiration on what it means to be a German. I shall keep looking. Continue reading “”
1. Why are you on this summer program?
I have been attracted by the cultural, artistic, philosophical, historical and engineering achievements of the German people since I heard Beethoven’s ninth symphony many many years ago. Continue reading “Course Assignment 1: First Thoughts”