About Stefan

Languages

Bulgarian, English, Russian

I'm passionate about

Vitamin C in kiwi fruit, Cuban trade embargo, Capacitive displays, Creatine monohydrate, Behavioural Science, MPG, Comets, AES Encryption, Espresso pre-infusion, WW2, Airplanes

Talk to me about

Anything and everything

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Comments & conversations

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Stefan Milanov
Posted about 1 year ago
Which is worse in media, nudity or gore?
To be honest I didn't know that the FCC has allowed full frontal nudity on TV. The only recent documents I could find on the topic was this: http://goo.gl/T1siw, where it is discussed that these policies should be reviewed. Back to your original question: this will depend on the context, how the message is conveyed to the viewer. I don't see anything wrong with either of the two, as long as appropriate notice is given.
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Stefan Milanov
Posted over 1 year ago
Is school and University education really needed in life?
. Hi Dáire, Education is not just about running through the program and achieving good grades. Education is about venturing into different subjects, discovering your interests, and networking. Nothing is guaranteed but taxes and death. Grades are an indicator, one of many. If you are currently in school and are unhappy with the process, I suggest looking into the opportunity of creating your own major (if your university has that option). Good luck, /S
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Stefan Milanov
Posted over 1 year ago
If multiculturalism is a good thing shouldnt we mix people from different ages aswell?
. Hi Emil, This is an interesting topic. Currently, I attend evening classes and they are all a blend of age groups. The range is fairly wide; there are students in their early twenties, and students in their forties, some of whom have kids of their own. Younger students get to learn from the more experienced scholars; older attendees can tap into the upcoming generation and receive ‘insider’ information on trends and what is cool today. This whole process in my opinion opens up the minds of all present in the classroom. There is plenty of childishness that we face with some of the folks. For me, it gives me the opportunity to on occasion feel immature and inexperienced again, and wakes up the youngster inside me. I think it works well both ways. I see it as a cumulative pool of experience which holds 500+ years of knowledge, skills, and understanding. We do get the occasional "what’s a VHS” question though which is always fun. /S
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Stefan Milanov
Posted over 1 year ago
Is diet and exercise a huge oversimplification of obesity? Do we need an unprejudiced reconsideration?
Hi Philip, Thank you for bringing up this topic, this is something that I have been debating with myself about more than a few times but have not been able to articulate here. I think many people ought to ask themselves those same questions you raised when they judge others. It has unfortunately come to fact that overweight people are robotically labeled as malfunctioning elements of society. There is (as you mentioned) a lot more than meets the eye: good nutrition is expensive; genetics are at play; illnesses also cause weight issues. Weight and appearance do not define a person, as you cannot judge a book by its cover. Thanks, /S
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Stefan Milanov
Posted over 1 year ago
Do you think that hair length regulations are necessary?
Hi Ye-Jin, Many schools have such requirements, not just in regards to hair, makeup, and clothes but also in regards to demeanor, language, and behavior. You and your fellow students represent this institution, and this is how your school has chosen to be represented. It is not to say that the length of your hair directly influences your grade; this is more of a preparation for the constraints you will face in the future as most businesses and organizations also have their own such conditions. Do I accept as true that they all make sense? No, I do not. Thanks, /S