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Young. And free?

Young. And free?

Julia Hackober writes: “What does freedom mean to us? To me, at least, more than the question of whether you have to wear a mouth-nose protection in the supermarket for a while. It is a coincidence that the essay book free - perspectives on freedom was published this year, but the topic is of course very relevant right now. And I am very happy that I was able to contribute to this project!

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Freedom and Responsability

Freedom and Responsability

Freedom and responsability - nearly 3 hours of discussion non stop. Do we worry about what is currently going on? About freedom and lack of freedom, about rights, duties and responsibility? In the academic bookstore Knodt this was done very emphatically in a conversation with Pia Beckmann. A senior told how he was brought up to be a passionate Nazi. When he was 10 years old and the Americans invaded, he would have loved to mow them down with a machine gun.

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Freedom is to be defended in cities and communities

Freedom is to be defended in cities and communities

Freedom is to be defended in the communities On October 8, 2020, the Bayerische Gemeindezeitung reported on the dialogue project “free - Perspectives on Freedom”. It emphasized that it is the cities and communities where freedom is defended. Where the people live. Where it becomes concrete. Where it is a matter of taking a stand when people are excluded. Where we are at home or guests. You and me. To the article

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First user opinion

First user opinion

On October 4, Emil wrote us what freedom and democracy mean to him, what worries and fears he has and why he still has hope. You can read his mail and his opinion here. Perhaps a suggestion for you to take a stand yourself? Mail EMIL wrote: Freedom and democracy are for me… only empty words in a state that does not adhere to any of the rules it has set itself, that overrules basic laws, that should never, by whatever act, be suspended.

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Manu from Aleppo

Manu from Aleppo

Sensitive and precious is our freedom, just like a face mask made of pure silk. We must take care of both and do something to preserve them. Ten face masks were sewn by tailor Manu from exclusive tie silk. Manu has a special relationship to freedom. Because he had lost his, he values it all the more. Especially freedom in peace and democracy. His history moves: Exactly five years ago to the month Manu Ibrahim, who had fled from Aleppo in Syria, arrived in the Würzburg area.

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Our Freedom at Risk?

Our Freedom at Risk?

While we are preparing and stimulating a public debate on freedom, in book form, through local events and digitally, the news is rolling in Germany, Europe and beyond: showing us how our freedom is being attacked, how fear is being spread, how public acceptance of justice, police or emergency services is being undermined and how the rule of law is being upset. A few examples, only from Germany? We do not accept “that people are exposed to hatred, contempt and violence.

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