Daily Archives: May 2, 2018

Magdeburg Cathedral

The cathedral really is magnificent. The Monday Demonstrations here started at Barlach’s Ehrenmal, one of the few places in a church where it made sense to me to light a candle.

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Gardelegen

Memory, forgetting, the manner in which people and states remember a past which never was, greatly interest me. I’ve read before about how the word ‘holocaust’ became appropriated for the usage it has in the US today. I found this … Continue reading

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German philosophy unleashed on France

A hundred years of German philosophy went into the making of this decision in which the seed of self-destruction lay embedded, waiting for its hour. The voice was Schlieffen’s, but the hand was the hand of Fichte who saw the … Continue reading

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