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I just realised that my last blog entry was on June 7. Now it’s the last day of June. There was nothing special about the last three weeks – I just didn’t mange to write anything, and I was in
Konstanz with Anna vistiting the grandparants. We discussed how the look of Lake of Constance Ferries changed over the years – and now we’re back in Berlin and Michael Jackson is dead.
I wanted to get a newspaper today at my favorite KIOSK Akuna Matata at U-Bahnhof Eberswalder Straße… –
… and realised that it’s gone!
My God! What’s going on here??? BYEBYEAKUNAMATATA –
(I was thinking about changing my header. Now I won’t)
Once again Markt in der Bibliothek is right in the center of attention. When I left my house this morning, it looked like a crime scene:
Most probably parts of a balcony came down last night.
P.S: shop is still closed. We would need it urgently since Vietnamese grocery store on Danziger Strasse (just around the corner) has turned into Vietnamese Restaurant number 15 000…
Posted in Politics, Prenzlauer Berg, Society, tagged Christen pro Ethik, Christoph Lehmann, Georg Kardinal Sterzinsky, Pro Ethik, Pro Reli, Religionsunterricht in Berlin on April 24, 2009| Leave a Comment »
Next sunday Berlin will vote on whether schools should teach the subject Religion as an alternative to an ethics course. It’s an issue that has split Berlin right down the middle. Should ethics be compulsory at school and religion an optional course, or should there be a clear choice between the two? In the increasingly bitter campaign ahead of Sunday’s referendum both sides claim they are defending freedom of choice.
The debate is only partly about how God fits into the classroom; it is also about how Muslims fit into Berlin. (The Economist March 26)
My position is clear now: I’m fully with Christen pro Ethik
More links on this debate:
Berlins Gretchenfrage (ZEIT)
Referendum Pits Ethics Against Religion (spiegel online)
… some propaganda:
… and information:
(Pressekonferenz Pro Reli am 15.04)