Alexanderplatz - one of Berlin's central squares, and the column of the Editor-in-Chief. Alexander Görlach writes about politics, culture and the course of human progress.
“... the artistic and contemplative construction of a world more real than reality itself.” - Oscar Wilde A column on philosophy and culture, politics and art…. just a smart conversation over
In 1868, literary critic Georg Brandes asked Hans Christian Anderson whether he would ever write his autobiography. The author replied, saying he
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Since I can remember, I’ve contemplated that perhaps I might just be an imposter, some sort of observer of a planet that
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