June, 2012

TURKEY’S SCHADENFREUDE

BURHAN GURDOGAN
As it comes from the German words, Schaden and Freude, damage and joy, which means to take spiteful, malicious delight in other’s misfortunes. In 2002 an article appeared in New York Times explaining scientific studies of schadenfreude, which it defined as “delighting in others’ misfortune”./strong