Article 5, paragraph 3 of our basic law in Germany states: Art and science, research and teaching are free. Freedom of teaching does not absolve faithfulness from the Constitution. It contradicts my understanding of democracy that the vast majority of lecturers and researchers cannot work freely in this field due to fixed-term employment contracts. In … Continue reading More freedom for teaching and research
We have to do more to protect the climate and preserve our natural resources. Scientists have compiled weighty arguments and formulated them in a statement as Scientists for Future. I support this statement. It is hard to make predictions, especially when only a single and complex world is available, but the underlying effects are well … Continue reading Scientists for our future
On March 9, 2019, scientists from the city of Dresden were honored with the Dresden Excellence Award. I am pleased that people are appreciated, and not buildings or projects are at the forefront, as I wished it in my post perspective academia.
Amazed, I look at portraits of people, while thanks are given to the necessary financial supporters on the wavering stage. A special thanks to the photographers for the sensitive masterpieces of portrait photography on a wide range of subjects! Special thanks also go to the craftsmanship of the photo laboratories, which brought the digital works … Continue reading Portraits – Images of People
The wealth of individuals that can be measured by money is distributed very differently. There are incomprehensible single fortunes. As these very large, hyper-solvent, and few single fortunes exert a strong controlling force, I see a need for a democratic state to counteract this financial imbalance. A democracy is based on equal rights and has … Continue reading Utilize our wealth together