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Do you think they exist?
Reality: Most Africans are poor.
National Characteristic: Most Americans are completely intolerable.
Reality: Most Americans are completely intolerable.
National Characteristic: Most Italians like to darkly hint that they're "connected" whenever faced with a minor inconvenience.
Reality: Most Italians like to darkly hint that they're "connected" whenever faced with a minor inconvenience.
they're just cartoonish ideas. whoever shouts the loudest becomes the representation of a country in the minds of ignorant foreigners. people are just shit everywhere.
i believe it so vehemently that i wear this
CARLO: Hey man, you short changed me.
ME: No I didn't. Look. You paid with a tenner, your order came to three-sixty.
CARLO: I paid with a twenty.
ME: Alright, let me check the till.
ME: No you didn't. Look.
CARLO: This is fucking bullshit.
ME: No need for cursing.
CARLO: Don't fuck with me, man. I'm fucking connected.
RICARDO: Hey man, you fouled my friend.
ME: No I didn't.
RICARDO'S FRIEND: He didn't, I tripped.
RICARDO: Fuck you, man. I'm connected.
That and diet.
Cold or changeable weather conditions seem to bring about a more ironic sense of humour in the population. Warmer climates are more suited to broader humour.
Our national drinks in Britain are tea and beer. Therefore we're measured and sentimenal. In France they prefer coffee and wine. Therefore they're impulsive and creative.
This is all, or course, bollocks.
What's most helpful for creativity?