There are many kinds of people out there. You can look at the more common or even cliché stereotypes like: nerds, douche bags, the lazy guy, the wigger, sluts, the romantic guy, the artistic guy and so on.
This view on the world and people around you is called “hokjesdenken” in the Dutch language. A synonym for this word is categorization. It is the opposite of “out of the box thinking”, which actually is a worldwide appreciated quality to have.
He sat next to me without any difficulty of coordination. He held his stick firmly and moved a bit to the front of the bench so it looked like he was leaning on it. He then took a deep breath and looked around, as if he wanted to tell me or ask me something.
I can almost certainly say that we all have been spoiled in our lives. Since you were a kid, you enjoyed the little luxuries of candy, the best clothing, the coolest toys, the best bed and so on. After growing up a little – becoming a teenager, an adolescent; you enjoy the other luxuries like that new game console, that new laptop, that television, the freedom and the opportunity to have a lack of responsibility. Everything we did, did not lead to any real consequences. Continue reading