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The concept of nation state needs an overhaul

There are certain realities in the world we just have to deal with. I don’t think there is any viable alternative to having pluralist diverse societies. ‘Multiculturalism’ is just a word, a word we place too much importance on. There is a heated debate in Germany on whether German society...
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There are good and bad people everywhere

What words do you know to describe someone who is not a German? That’s a tough question … well … I think it does not make any difference anymore…. we live in a very diverse world and when you mix people  😉 such questions should no longer be asked. There are...
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Everyone has a migration background

What words do you know to describe someone who is not a German? Often in German we use “Ausländer” (foreigner – ed.) or just say “People with migration background”. I think the last word is problematic because everyone nowadays has a migration background. I don’t think that the borders are important....
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Don’t generalise!

I don’t think that people from different nationalities are so different. There are good and bad people here like anywhere else. Sometimes it is generalised or emphasised too much, but you cannot generalise a nationality. My one advice to people would be: Don’t generalise! Is it often generalised here in...
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Dreaming of a pair of jeans

“To cramp yourself in the nationality is, in my opinion, stupid. I think nationality, as a concept, is outdated. I think it will play smaller and smaller role in our lives. Of course, it’s different when a country is still fighting for its independence, but over here in Europe….” Konstantin...