What about God? A philosophical journey

God is a very powerful idea. It is probably the most successful idea, too, as it's as old as humanity. In this article I'm firstly going to deal with the question, what does signify God?, as we need to understand what we're dealing with, in order to talk about it.…

On fake news: We're still living in a pre-factual world

The crucial element of facts is that they can be proven. You verify sources and weigh the evidence. 20th century media did that, but the so-called "consumers" of those media were never intended to reconstruct the chain of proof, but only to believe in the plausibility of the claims made.…

Who is awake?

At me too someone is looking, of me too someone is saying, He is sleeping. He knows nothing, let him sleep on. from "Waiting for Godot", Samuel Beckett…

Angst? Scharf rechts, bitte.

Ich möchte in diesem Post die Lesenden, im Sinne von Frau Meike, auf eine Reise in die Gedankenwelt am rechten Rand mitnehmen und gleichzeitig Menschen, die sich damit identifizieren, zum Nachdenken anregen. Ich las neulich einen Text, der mich schlicht schockierte. Das kann doch nicht ernst gemeint sein, dachte ich.…

Don't you get tired

Don't you get tired of all the longing and all the laughter of all the fights and the prayers thereafter of lies and spies and blackmailing of gods and money and fortune telling of sports and scandals of newborn mammals of stars that pose for the cameras flashing of all…

Suchen und Finden

Wenn jemand sucht [...], dann geschieht es leicht, daß sein Auge nur noch das Ding sieht, das er sucht, daß er nichts zu finden, nichts in sich einzulassen vermag, weil er nur immer an das Gesuchte denkt, weil er ein Ziel hat, weil er vom Ziel besessen ist. Suchen heißt: ein…

The archer

If an archer is shooting for nothing, he has all his skill If he shoots for a brass buckle, he is already nervous. If he shoots for a prize of gold he goes blind. The prize divides, him he cares more for winning than for shooting And the need to…