Archiv der Kategorie: English

„Lord of the Flies“

‚Twas all in bad taste,“ cried the imam. A buck’t o’ blood on the sacred grounds Did desecrate. Arousing the spirit of Mohammed Who In his mortal lifetime Had sever’d the heads of thousands. Thereafter increased by ‘is Slaves and … Weiterlesen

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Borderline Control

Recently my youngest son and I experienced the wonderful security measures of the European Union. For unclear reasons we were asked for our passports or identity cards at the Berlin-Schönefeld airport in Germany and then we both were asked to … Weiterlesen

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Off target

„Art doesn’t have to do anything. Art is permitted everything.“ Art may provoke. But, these days less frequently. It has become more convenient to provoke where there is no danger. There are few courageous artists; Some have already been murdered … Weiterlesen

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Ego at the Altar

 

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„Dodderism“

Pelle sub agnina latitat mens saepe lupina (Under a sheep’s skin often hides a wolfish mind) The New York Times recently titled a post-Presidential election article with „Finding Hate Crimes on the Rise, Leaders Condemn Vicious Acts“. Reading that article … Weiterlesen

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Comfort zones

In the USA distraught university students are being provided with means to deal with recent national election results, including free coloring books and play-doh, cry-ins and the cancellation of scheduled tests. Whether these sensitive students had left their dormitories to … Weiterlesen

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„Heim ins Reich“

Concerning the renunciation of US American citizenship, I read this in an internet group list: „I was informed at the Bezirksamt that if you make under a certain amount of money brutto (I believe it was around 2300 Euro) you … Weiterlesen

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