Please find a disclaimer at the bottom * I run away, I’m always on the run. I grew up knowing only a couple of things: sirens mean trouble, not help, I have to fight harder than my neighbours to achieve the same things, I always have to prove myself. It’s exhausting to have to constantly […]Read more "BLACK LIVES MATTER"
To lust, to wish, to desire… no one single person can fulfil your wishes, not even you yourself. What is possible however, is to stay connected to one other person, to plan your life with them, while giving them enough room to express themselves, to develop in whatever way they wish, to let them experience […]Read more "A fragment of respect and love"
Mild pestering about the tiny details of your life, if done by someone close to you, can be quite comforting. Who better to remind you of your daily tasks when all you’re doing is having your head in the proverbial clouds, aiming to be in the presence of Zeus and his likes while more likely […]Read more "A thank you note"
It is not enough anymore to cynically comment on the demise of political discourse in the United States and Europe, it is not enough anymore to belittle those we deem so arrogantly to be of inferior intellectual capacity. A democracy can only function if the public is well informed and it can only function in the […]Read more "On the current state of politics"
As a new year begins, one fumbles to discover a new me. New passions, new routines, new people to surround oneself with, new favorite shows, new favorite books, etc. In this constant struggle of trying to reconcile a vague idea of what is perpetual about oneself with a vague idea of what one’s future self […]Read more "A current led astray"
Eine Linie ist eine Illusion. Linien werden nachträglich gezogen, Zusammenhänge im Nachhinein als offensichtlich erklärt. Im Moment aber kann es keine Linie geben, weil sowohl unklar ist, was der Ausgangspunkt ist, als wo der Fluchtpunkt verankert werden soll. Unendliche Zerrungen, wie eine Schallwelle – bloße Schwingungen, doch nie Folge eines Bleistifts und eines Lineals. Leben […]Read more "Geometrie des Unberechenbaren"
When outrageous statements pollute the airwaves, the most common reactions are to either shun them or to use the sort of vocabulary I just did and condemn them as utter nonsense and a menace to society. NO! And there couldn’t be a more resounding no than that! Both of these reactions are wrong because they […]Read more "On the importance of a pluralism of opinions"