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Fragile Immortality

Imagine if science were so advanced that the aging process of the body could be halted and humans would therefore no longer have to die of old age. Would we be immortal? No, we wouldn’t! After all, we humans could … Weiterlesen

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Make this speech great again!

“The American people are sick and tired of being afraid to speak their minds lest they be politically smeared as „Communists“ or „Fascists“ by their opponents.” (Margaret Chase Smith) During the McCarthy era many artists were canceled if they didn’t … Weiterlesen

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No!

How will you deal with me if I say no? No to your faith, no to your ideology, no to your party, no to your invitation, no to your interpretation of words, no to your conclusions drawn from your evaluation … Weiterlesen

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The anti-Semitism commissioners are also part of Germany!

At the end of this year, the Simon Wiesenthal Center (SWC) published a list of anti-Semites under the title „GLOBAL ANTI-SEMITISM 2021 TOP TEN“. The entire nation of Germany is number seven. As a citizen of Germany, I am therefore … Weiterlesen

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Apartheid and Rashida Tlaib

Dear Rashida Harbi Tlaib, My name is Gerd Buurmann. I am living in Germany. Today I read this tweet of yours: What are you talking about? Over 1.6 million Muslims live peacefully with Jews in Israel. This is not apartheid! … Weiterlesen

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Weakness is not moral superiority

Israel, May 2021 – Israel is currently suffering large scale rocket attacks. Alarm sirens are wailing all over Israel. Citizens are startled out of their sleep; children, women and men spend the day in air raid bunkers. Schools and kindergartens … Weiterlesen

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Freedom is dangerous

Humans are beings who are aware of their mortality. Humans are animals with morals. Humans are creatures who can invent worlds and create art. Humans make laws and throw parties. Humans experience community and measure themselves against each other. They … Weiterlesen

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Then I’ll just unfriend you!

If the rules of a group in regard to your association with a specific political party require you to unfriend yourself, then you should leave that group, no matter where you stand! It’s irrelevant which party that may be. It’s … Weiterlesen

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Let’s celebrate Jewish life!

„Unfortunately the 1700-year history of Judaism in Germany isn’t complete without also referring to the persecution, genocide and hatred of Jews.“ That’s how the Foreign Minister of the Federal Republic of Germany, Heiko Mass, began his op-ed article for the … Weiterlesen

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My name is Legion!

„My name is Legion, for we are many.“ This is how the devil introduces himself in Mark 5:9. Evil consists of a multitude. Evil is when a group adheres to a collective ideology, where individuals merge into a mob and … Weiterlesen

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