Is that funny

I sit in the lunch in a restaurant and eat my kebab. If a couple in, he says, we will get to the window, which he finds funny. I find funny, he repeated. I wonder what he finds so funny about it. Run down around clowns? Did I miss something? Is listed below a satire…

Christiane F. We Children from Bahnhof Zoo

Yesterday I started to watch the film “Christiane F. We Children from Bahnhof Zoo”. And I’m frightened. Notably because of how young Christiane F. was. Because the film is based on a true story indeed. Christiane is just 13 when she slides right into the drug scene inside. And it was not so that they…

Should we place the cards?

Love the people would know something about their future and so there is the Internet a few offers that promise to predict a future. For example, you can set up online tarot cards. What to make of this? In the Old Testament it is strongly discouraged because you should trust only one, namely God the…

What is sin?

In a christian standpoint the term Sin is separation from God. If a man does not believe in God, he uncoupled from also connected to it ethical apparatus. Certain norms and rules do not apply to him so automatically, such as the Ten Commandments. Thou shalt not kill, it says what a devout Christian would…

What is violence?

Violence is, with few exceptions a bad thing. Among the exceptions below. There is physical violence, psychological violence, domestic violence, bullying, violence on the Internet, violence at work in Nature and state violence. And perhaps even more species. The essence of violence is mostly to limit the scope and freedoms of other people or groups….

When two or three

When two or three are together in my name, I am there among them. So Jesus is reproduced in the New Testament. In late service on Sunday we were three visitors. And a pastor. Embarrassing it was not, but somehow quite personal. After a short two other guests were added. A child could wish for…

Who was St.Martin?

The son of a Roman Militärtribuns grew up there, where Hungary is today. He struck at the behest of his father, a military career, as he was obliged as the son of a Roman officer under the provisions of the Emperor Diocletian for military service. Over time it his Christian faith changed such that he…

copywriters

Copywriters are people who make their money and their livelihood in order to make other people’s things tasty, of which they themselves know, among other things, that they are harmful. Too much conscience can not afford to be in this profession. Currently you can find on billboards an electronic cigarette in the manner advertised that…

Texas Sutherland Springs

Just one month after the heaviest firearms attack in the United States, in which there were 58 dead in Las Vegas, shot yesterday, a young man 26 people who had just attended a church service in a Baptist church. President Trump said that the US had no firearms problem, but a problem with mental health….

It could all be so beautiful

Everything could be so nice if it were not for the atrocities made by humans. War, rape, murder, robbery, theft, extortion, striving for power and so on. Basically, it would not need to give all of these things, because no one else she does, than the man himself. It is in the nature of man…

Coup in Catalonia?

I may be wrong and I would be delighted if this were so, but what is happening in Catalonia, seems to me like a coup. Due to an illegal referendum, the independence is proclaimed here in Parliament. Due to a referendum, which should never have been held and it was not clear whether the votes…

Do we need God for morality and ethics?

Morals and ethical concepts are not necessarily tied to the belief in the one God. Even without this faith we come to ethical decisions and to continue to function. Often or perhaps always, however, one comes to utilitarian, ethical concepts. According to which the majority is always right, no matter whether it has actually legal….

Peter and the Wolf

Hurray, the wolves are back! In Germany, more and more wolves will gradually sifted and some environmentalists are pleased with this new, supposedly ecological happiness and balance. The wolf as a relative of the dog, some say, was almost a bit a friend of the people. In the musical tale “Peter and the Wolf” by…

Blade Runner 2049

25 years ago was the first part of Blade Runner, which was supplemented by a second, equally dark and equally well-made movie this year. It is a dystopia drawn, in the one hand, people live, parallel to them, the artificially bred people who replicants. These need to be kept low, because otherwise there could be…

Harvey Weinstein or: what is power?

The US film producer Harvey Weinstein is currently being accused of massive sexual assault and rape of some. Because rape is a unique crime anyway, I let the time left out and treat only the question of sexual assault. How can it be that most women allow this such attacks, anyway, although it this is…

What I’m wondering about

… is why I actually blogging. Every blogger has so essentially duplicating his own ideas why he does that. I think on the one hand it is with me, that I would like to encourage a discourse on certain things, even though the do not have to be reflected in the fact that now necessarily…

Is the death penalty fair?

First, the question bores me basically already, although I have found myself in the headline. They can in fact answer cope with No. On the other hand, do not see all the people that answer to be correct. This article is now addressed to them, although they will probably not be put off by. Why…

Are nuclear weapons good for world peace?

The dialectical answer is yes! And no! In the latest print edition of TIME Josef Joffe is this question in light of the awarding of the Nobel Peace price slightly. He notes that such prices recently often not past achievements are awarded for something already, but for the good disposition and the envisaged good thing….

Sometimes it needs to be more

There are somehow “not get enough” people. The strive to have the power to be rich to have a big house to have a big car, much to have in regard to other people to be able to influence others, women or men to prevail, although you never can have people and anyway basically nothing…

Should we change the world?

Translated automatically from German to English bei google translator. As a Christian basically yes. For it is geared to what said and did and lived Jesus Christus. On one hand, it is reported that he accepted people, especially those who were not particularly recognized in society, publicans, the sick, the poor and so on. Secondly,…

US Professor turn from Atheism to find more answers in Christianity

“Smart people don’t become Christians,” she thought, according to Biola University. Her worldview, however, began to change at age 31. She recounts her journey from atheism to Christianity in the recently released Not God’s Type: A Rational Academic Finds a Radical Faith. “It is no light matter to meet God after having denied Him all…

Burka ban: protection or violation the civil liberties ?

The French National Assembly last week approved by a vote of 355 to 1 a measure which would ban women from wearing the burka and the niqab in public places. France is home to an estimated 5 million Muslims, or 6 percent of the population. An estimated 2,000 French Muslims wear the niqab. The less-restricted…

Even atheists should welcome Benedict’s visit

Despite his uncuddly image, the pope has a message for believers and deniers alike. You know the world’s natural order has settled down again when the Free Church of Scotland has voiced its disapproval of a papal visitation. Several months have elapsed since it was announced that Benedict XVI would be embarking on a pilgrimage…

A System called Apartheid

Well Jo’anna she runs a country She runs in Durban and the Transvaal She makes a few of her people happy, oh She don’t care about the rest at all She’s got a system they call apartheid It keeps a brother in a subjection But maybe pressure can make Jo’anna see How everybody could a…

The Pen is Mightier than the Sword

‘The pen is mightier than the sword’ was coined by Edward Bulwer-Lytton in his play Richelieu; Or the Conspiracy, in 1839: True, This! – Beneath the rule of men entirely great, The pen is mightier than the sword. Behold The arch-enchanters wand! – itself a nothing! – But taking sorcery from the master-hand To paralyse…