The Womb he crawled from

The womb he crawled from is still going strong. We find these words in The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui, written by Bertolt Brecht. Most timely a reminder, findig ourselves at the doorsteps of the votes in Turkey and France. And while knowing about the meaning of highly emotional performances of a hate preacher like Trump, we should … Continua a leggere

Spring …

A short text – published in German language – is titled Frühling nach dem Winter – oder Trost in der Eiszeit? and published in the recent edition of future2. Zeitschrift fuer Strategie & Entwicklung in Gesellschaft und Kirche (Journal for strategy&development in society and church) The article is in particular discussing more recent developments of the catholic church. It … Continua a leggere

Noël – l’éloge de la religion

C’est de l’opium que tu fais prendre à ton peuple, afin qu’engourdi par ce somnifère, il ne sente pas les plaies dont tu le déchires. Sade, Donatien Alphonse François, 1801: Histoire de Juliette, ou les Prospérités du vice/Cinquième Partie

Social Policy and Religion

There are things on this world we don’t know – and still we have an opinion, have our own approaches and … … and much for the debate is either highly expert oriented and usually one-sided. Or it is informed by prejudices of one kind or another. The present publication Social Policy and Religion, edited … Continua a leggere