You look for an exchange with other people, worry about others or are afraid of loneliness.
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You look for an exchange with other people, worry about others or are afraid of loneliness.
During the November protests, the leadership lost a lot of support when they had machine guns and tanks used to fight the participants. The regime has shown how brutal it can be. To this day we do not know how many people died. We estimate 1500 to 2000. But in Iran you don’t get any statistics.
Nowhere. But if you demonstrate and protest and achieve nothing but corpses, then you go back to the streets. In November, the Iranians did not get any answers to their demands. They are all still open.
And on the other hand: the internet is extremely important. We are 80 million inhabitants, around 68 million use the Internet. There many people now write on Twitter or Instagram: “” The March protests are coming soon! “” Do you see any chance that protests could shake the regime? What is striking: We have had major protests in our history – since the 1979 revolution every two or three years. Now the intervals are getting shorter and shorter, in 2019 we had protests every three or four months.
And their nature has changed: in the past students were on the street, last November it was completely different – they were workers, farmers, “” little “” people. But the tragedy of our history is: we are not politically organized, we do not have this tradition. We haven’t learned to listen to each other’s opinions.
1500 people were killed in November, but there is no resistance organization at all. We’re all going home. It is true, many believe that the days of the regime are numbered. But I don’t know how they came to this conviction. Perhaps the economic crisis can bring the regime to its knees. Loved but just as hated: Iran’s President Hassan Ruhani. (Photo: imago images / ZUMA Press) How are you coping with the crisis in Iran?
The rate of price increases at the moment is incredibly high. The situation is so bad that we have already become indifferent. If I buy a kilo of apples in a shop and the dealer tells me a price, I give him the money without asking. I know: in an hour it will be even more expensive. The exchange rate is absurd – for one dollar you pay 130,000 rials.
That’s incredible. Daily life is becoming more expensive, rents are rising and we are paying it, but how? People have two or three jobs. A doctor also works as a taxi driver, an engineer as a street vendor.
If you take the underground for an hour here, around 200 street vendors will come and offer you their goods. Many children are begging and street crime has risen sharply. On the other hand: the cafes and restaurants are full, the supermarkets are full. People pay and enjoy what they can afford. Frauke Niemeyer conducted the interview. Source: ntv.de “News and information at a glance. Collection of articles by n-tv.de on the subject of Iranian nuclear program imago / Xinhua The USA has the nuclear agreement with them canceled from Iran.
The British Pergas consortium is not bothered by this and is now concluding an extensive energy contract with Iran. Oil Minister Sanganeh hopes that the British government will stick to the agreement. The fronts between the US and the EU on the nuclear deal have hardened.
The EU members are closed at a meeting and defend the deal. If necessary, the US sanctions should be overturned by a reactivated law. As absurd as it sounds, the EU is considering punishing European companies that pull out of Iran under pressure from Washington. In that case, the companies would be in a bind. Europe does not want to be blackmailed by the US in the dispute over Iran sanctions.
When it comes to the question of how EU companies can be protected, the managing director of the German-Iranian Chamber of Commerce Michael Tockuss therefore misses a clear edge from the German government.conclusion for an argumentative essay Unlike the US, the EU wants to stick to the nuclear deal with Iran. During talks in Brussels, the EU foreign affairs representative Mogherini declared that Europe would oppose the US sanctions.
Iran demands guarantees for this. The EU wants to keep the nuclear deal with Iran alive. To do this, it has to protect European companies from US sanctions. Something like this was already successful a good 20 years ago.
Back then it was about Cuba and the US president’s name was Bill Clinton. By Issio Ehrich After the USA withdrew from the nuclear deal with Iran, Germany found itself in an unfamiliar situation: Together with Russia and China, they were working against the policies of the White House. Security experts see this as a risk. Iran is putting pressure on the nuclear deal.
Tehran is apparently giving the Europeans an ultimatum of a maximum of two months. Foreign Minister Maas is confident about an agreement. After the US withdrew from the Iran agreement, the remaining signatories tried to save the deal. But the US doesn’t like that that much.
You want to force Iran to the negotiating table – and demand the help of the other countries. The International Atomic Energy Agency is losing a high-ranking employee: Chief Inspector Varjoranta has given up his post, it is said. It is unclear whether there is a connection to the nuclear agreement with Iran, which the US has terminated. “The Strait of Hormuz is one of the most important shipping routes in the world. (Photo: dpa) The Iranian rulers are reacting to the US threat to oil Stop imports from Iran until November. The commander of the Revolutionary Guards, Jafari, brings up the closure of the Strait of Hormuz. The commander of the Revolutionary Guards in Iran has renewed his country’s threat to block the Strait of Hormuz in the nuclear dispute with the US, one of the most important shipping routes in the world. “” We will make it clear to the enemy that either everyone can use the Strait of Hormuz or no one, “” Mohammed Ali Jafari told the Tasnim news agency. The day before, another commander of the military unit had already taken the step threatened.
President Hassan Ruhani had previously indicated that gas and oil supplies from the Gulf States are shipped all over the world through the waterway – around a third of the total amount transported by sea. Iran has repeatedly threatened lockdowns, in 2008 and 2012, with the US Fifth Fleet, based in Bahrain, tasked with securing merchant shipping in the region. The US currently has no aircraft carrier in the Gulf, according to the Petromatrix advisory group, and has called for Iran to stop oil imports by November. With this, President Donald Trump wants the country to accept tougher conditions in a follow-up agreement to the international nuclear agreement. Iran rejects this. Source: ntv.de, wne / rts “Some enjoy being alone, others don’t like it at all. (Photo: picture alliance / dpa) The phenomenon of having to do without other people has many names: being alone , Loneliness, isolation.
Recently, social distancing has been added, the deliberate keeping distance because of the corona crisis. Is it a curse or maybe even a blessing? “” Being alone is part of a person like everything else, “” says health psychologist Sonia Lippke. Some enjoy this feeling and are aware of its benefits.
Others can hardly stand it. “” But you don’t have to be afraid, “” says the professor who teaches at Jacobs University Bremen. Today, being alone is a neutral term that can often be used positively. “” That was different in the 18th and 19th centuries, “says sociologist Janosch Schobin from the University of Kassel. At that time, word creations like “” all alone “” and conjunctions like “” all alone “” were in use. What was meant by it: abandoned by all loved ones, without social protection. The loneliness, on the other hand, was rather positive.
It referred to spiritual experiences or special experiences. Many can learn better alone and in peace. (Photo: picture alliance / dpa) “” Today it has almost completely changed, “says Schobin. “” Being alone is much more closely linked to ideas of autonomy – living alone, being independent. Loneliness, on the other hand, is more likely to be associated with lack of experience and the loss of autonomy: loneliness has become a way of being trapped in solitude. “” The latest research shows that a certain amount of solitude is good for us. For example, it promotes creativity, concentration and learning. “” You have more time to deal with yourself and things and can develop new ideas, “says Lippke. “” So it’s a kind of self-reflection. “” If, on the other hand, you are constantly with others or run with the crowd, it is difficult to determine what defines you and promotes you. By being alone you can also regulate yourself and maybe even improve something in life. If you decide to become more athletic, it often fails in everyday life. “But self-regulation works better when you’re alone and back exercises, for example, can be carried out as planned,” explains Lippke. You can also learn something indirectly about others in this way.
Because when you are alone you reflect not only on yourself, but also on others: “” You can find out a lot about others, what peculiarities they have and how they are transferred to you, “says Lippke. An example of this:” “In studies it was found out that, for example, someone who is friends with smokers is more likely to smoke too, “explains Lippke. If a friend quits, the more likely the smoker will quit too. “On the other hand, it is possible that you want to quit smoking yourself and it works when you are alone – but with friends or in the old pub you break the resolution.” “The many stimuli in everyday life can be overwhelming – then it’s good to consciously be alone. (Photo: picture alliance / dpa) But why do some people not like being alone? “” You have to be able to see the positive, “says Lippke. Some are social and still seek solitude, as a social detox, so to speak. Because the many stimuli in everyday life can be overwhelming. “” Then it is good to be consciously alone.
Without emails or video conferencing. “” Others find just that stressful. You look for an exchange with other people, worry about others or are afraid of loneliness. “Here the phase or situation of one’s own life is decisive and whether being alone is desired,” says Lippke. Loneliness, on the other hand, is an early warning signal. “” There are phases in life when we tend to feel lonely, “says Lippke. Typically, the phenomenon first occurs when young people move out of their homes. But these are brief moments in life that pass. “” It is important to perceive it and use it as an impulse that something can be changed. A hermit can sometimes go into town.
He can decide for himself what he wants. “” So if you perceive loneliness, you can use it – by doing something yourself. “” You should consciously seek exchange and encounter, whether mediated or in person, that doesn’t matter, “says Lippke. And when do you slide into isolation? “” There is no fixed definition of when someone is considered socially isolated, “says Schobin. Scientists only agree in extreme cases, when there are no longer any contacts or positive relationships. “” But that is rare with us and occurs above all in the context of the prison system. “” In everyday life without bars, people are usually only partially isolated – for example, from partners, children, friends or socially cut off – but almost never from all groups at the same time. This also applies in times of the Corona crisis: After all, despite all the spatial distance, there is still the opportunity to have contact with others. Whether this partial isolation turns into negative loneliness depends on many factors – individual, situational and cultural. “” But you can say: If someone feels lonely, that is already too much for that person. “” Because the feeling is a sign: something is wrong with my integration into my social environment. And which ways lead out again? It depends on the reasons for these sensations. “We encounter them all the time – for example by working on our relationships, entering into new relationships or terminating bad relationships,” says Schobin.
It is complicated when feelings of loneliness become real, permanent isolation. “” This is a self-reinforcing vicious circle and it is difficult to get out on your own. “” Then you actually need people to build a bridge back. But what if these people are currently not available – for example, because a pandemic largely forbids contacts or at least makes them difficult? “” You can overcome loneliness alone or with just one other person: You don’t need many other people, either if we are perhaps used to it “”, says the psychologist Lippke. “” Much more important is the quality of the relationship with this one person or with those who are not around at the moment. “” Source: ntv.de, Angelika Mayr, dpa “This week, Natan’s uranium enrichment plant (Archive picture) A center for the production of new centrifuges will be opened. (Photo: picture-alliance / dpa) The nuclear agreement with Iran has been on the brink since the US left the country and the country is now announcing that it will increase the number of its centrifuges are necessary for uranium enrichment, which enables the construction of nuclear weapons. Iran is taking a first step to expand its uranium enrichment again: The leadership in Tehran informed the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) about the plan to increase the number of its uranium centrifuges.
At the same time, she stated that the new uranium centrifuges did not constitute a violation of the international nuclear agreement of 2015, which the United States had canceled. Vice-President Ali Akbar Salehi said that the move did not mean the failure of talks with the Europeans about rescuing the agreement. Iran’s spiritual leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei had already said on Monday that the Europeans should not expect Iran to endure the new US sanctions and at the same time continue to accept the restriction of its nuclear program. This is a “” dream “” that will never come true. At the same time, Khamenei announced that if the nuclear agreement fails, it will increase its uranium enrichment capacities.
In this case, he ordered an expansion of the enrichment capacities. “” Our enemies can never stop our nuclear progress “” said Khamenei. Salehi now said that Iran informed the IAEA by letter on Monday about the decision to manufacture new centrifuges.