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Good news

By Henning Kullak-Ublick, July 2018

It happens – rarely, but not never – that an article in Erziehungskunst really annoys me. That includes an interview with Daniele Ganser which was published in 2016 shortly after I had had cause to warn the Waldorf schools against inviting “any old conspiracy theorists” and instead appealed for well-founded social studies lessons. [more]

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On the test rig

By Henning Kullak-Ublick, June 2018

In mid-February, the Neue Zürcher Zeitung newspaper published an interview with the Tübingen academic media expert Bernhard Pörksen. He attested that as a result of the unrestricted access to and constant availability of the media there was a mood in our society in which people were constantly agitated and scandalised and that it was developing into a “democracy of outrage”. [more]

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Leisure 4.0

By Henning Kullak-Ublick, May 2018

“Time doesn’t pass any faster than before but we pass by it in a greater hurry,” said George Orwell, world-famous author of the books 1984 and Animal Farm not long before his death in 1950. [more]

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Elective affinities

By Henning Kullak-Ublick, April 2018

A sociologist from Quito reported on what had impressed him the most when he moved from Ecuador to Germany. “In Ecuador,” he said, “95 percent of my best friends are members of my family. This is how it is there, friends are often siblings, cousins, aunts and uncles, members of the family. In Germany, it is a very different state of affairs. Here, many of your children have no siblings at all, as well as no cousins, aunts and uncles. And if it does happen to be the case that they do, then they live all over the place, completely separated.”  [more]

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G20 and the life that fits

By Henning Kullak-Ublick, November 2017

Eighty years ago Charlie Chaplin’s brilliant film Modern Times put its finger on a question which has continued to grow in importance: are we heading towards a standardised, anonymous mass society in which the individual person is degraded into a tiny cog in the machine, one interchangeable production factor among many others? [more]

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What’s your belief?

By Henning Kullak-Ublick, September 2017

My dear old aunt Ninne in Hamburg slept feet first towards the open window so that when she was called to heaven on Judgement Day she would not go head first through the window pane. [more]

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Keep dancing!

By Henning Kullak-Ublick, August 2017

The birds are singing, the trees blossoming, the bees humming, the moles digging, the wren is peeking out of the old wood pile and the squirrels are flitting about the trees – spring! ... and I am incredibly grateful and happy about it! In 1962 the ecological best seller Silent Spring was published by the biologist Rachel Carson and its title still makes me shudder: what if spring really did remain silent? [more]

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Moving mountains

By Henning Kullak-Ublick, July 2017

“This class is impossible to teach!” With these encouraging words, a colleague handed me the list of names of my new class 1 pupils the last time I took over a class. [more]

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It’s down to all of us

By Henning Kullak-Ublick, April 2017

There are going to be elections all over Europe in 2017, and not everyone is worried about that. [more]

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Nothing is allowed to happen anymore

By Henning Kullak-Ublick, March 2017

America is usually a little ahead of us: On the 4th of July 1776, on Independence Day, the United States officially adopted its Declaration of Independence in which it declared that “all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness”. [more]

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