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1 Today: As a defense attorney in Nuremberg INDEPENDENT WEEKLY NEWSPAPER FOR GERMANY Volume 33 Episode 29 Published weekly postal item Fee paid Landsmannschaft Ostpreußen e.v. Parkallee 84/86, 2000 Hamburg 13 CC Opinion polls: Lean half-time The summer balance is like a summer thunderstorm In Bonn, summer "has actually broken out: not only is the often unbearable heat in the metropolis on the Rhine, there is also a certain serenity the MPs flee to the sea, into the mountains or somewhere in the world to enjoy a few weeks of sunshine before the big game of poker about to be or not to be resumed, as they openly admit, because nobody doubts that the budget compromise between the Coalition parties has by no means ushered in eternal peace. In view of this situation, it is not uninteresting what the opinion testers determined halfway through the Schmidt / Genscher government. According to an Allensbach poll, the Union parties were in the favor of the voters with 53.3 percent at the end of June and were thus far ahead of the SPD, which is only able to hold a meager 31.1% and thus has fallen behind the CDU by 22.2%. The Free Democrats have lost 1.3% territory compared to May (8.1%) and are now 6.8%. The Greens, on the other hand, have gained a good half a percent in the same period, they have climbed from 7.1 to 7.9% and thus nationwide by 1.1% more than the Liberals. The Sunday poll for Hesse was downright mild tobacco. According to STERN, "the CDU received 48% (in 1978 it was 46% in the election result), the SPD achieved 34%, a good 10% less than the 44.3% achieved in 1978. The FDP was quoted at 6%, i.e. also 0.6 % less than only the Greens are given 11 percent compared to the 2% they achieved in the elections in 1978. USA: EMNID also favors the Union with 49%, while 44% for the current coalition parties (35% SPD and 9% FDP However, the Greens are rated lower than the Liberals. The INFAS Institute found 36% SPD and 8% FDP votes at the end of May / beginning of June, so ultimately only 44%. The Union is rated at 50.5 % listed, the Greens ranked under "Other" with 5.5%. It should be noted that INFRATEST judged the coalition even more unfavorably for the same period, namely the SPD with 30% and the FDP with 10%. A whopping 50% of the votes were awarded to the CDU. Of the 9% that are listed under "Other", 7% should be accounted for by the Greens. What is decisive in all opinion tests is the fact that the SPD cannot achieve a majority with either the Liberals or the Greens. Understandably In spite of the vacation time, these findings of the pollsters are closely monitored by the Bonn parties. They inevitably lead to the question of whether and when a change of guard is due on the Rhine. Even if, as is generally assumed, the Hesse election is won by the Union, doubt we that there will be a change of scene on the Rhine in autumn. One should note that on March 13th next year the state elections in Schleswig-Holstein and Rhineland-Palatinate are still pending and one certainly does not go wrong that only after that within the Union decided on the further path and at the same time determined by the CDU / CSU parliamentary group who should be the candidate for chancellor for 1984. EB N och fuss about the H ai g - R u c k t r i t t Attempts are also being made to shed light on the background Politically interested parties in the USA as well as in Western Europe are trying to find out what the real reasons for the resignation of US Secretary of State Haig could have been. It is said once that Saudi Arabia's King Fahd was deeply outraged by the contradictions of Reagan Security Advisor William Clark and Haig's Middle East Special Envoy Habib. While Clark had told him that the Israelis' withdrawal from a ceasefire list three miles from Beirut was a perfect deal, Habib apparently had instructions from the State Department to keep the deal pending. It is said that King Fahd then threatened Reagan to withdraw $ 100 billion from the American banking system, to stop oil deliveries to the United States and to negotiate with the Soviet Union about a fully equipped Soviet embassy in Saudi Arabia. So Reagan was faced with the need to fire Haig and replace him with the economist Shultz, who is famous for his brilliant relations with Saudi Arabia. Haig, for his part, was annoyed by the decision of the US National Security Council on the pipeline technology embargo be. Since Haig had an almost 10 hour conversation with Gm myko during this decision, he felt duped by the decision made without his participation. The strong agricultural lobby in the US Congress, which went into a mood of alarm after it became known that the grain agreement reached six years ago with the Soviets, would no longer be renewed, but on September 30th, was not without influence on the development should expire. For the US farmers, that would have meant a loss in sales of six to eight million tons of wheat and corn. ED As OTHERS see it: God gave you two healthy legs, now show me what you can do with it. "Drawing from Kölnische Rundschau" Chancellor Schmidt seems to be happier about the compromise reached in the budget negotiations "than FDP boss Genscher von which it is said in Bonn that he was "outplayed" by his own party friends. The SPD has undeniably created a better position for itself and can look forward to the new anger that is coming up in autumn with more serenity. Photo dpa parties: Playing with the green card HW Although the parliamentary summer break also lets politics step back a little, it should not be overlooked that the entry of the Greens into the parliament of the Hamburg city-state in some other state parliaments they are already represented unrest into the party landscape, which often seems frozen. It almost seems as if a kind of greenitis "has broken out, by which is meant the form in which the Greens should be served without losing the face that was displayed before the elections. Back then, when one was very clear declared that joining forces with the Greens was not an option under any circumstances. At least that is what the Hamburg community should have understood the mayor of Dohnanyi. Now that the election result has made it impossible for the Social Democrats to govern alone, there is suddenly the danger of a long-standing democratic tradition They do not want a coalition in Hamburg, but they want to be tolerated by the Greens and the Alternative List. Agreement on factual issues "that is how one calls what ultimately amounts to granting the GAL the role of referee and everyone in the In the interest of the citizens, to forego necessary projects if these are not acceptable to the green alternatives. For example, it is unlikely to be in the interests of the citizens if Hamburg abandons nuclear power and thus the power supply to the industrial and port city would be seriously jeopardized, just because this withdrawal "corresponds to the demands of the Greens. The supposed voter behavior, researched by the opinion testers , in view of the meager percentages for the current governing parties, could tempt them to try to flirt with the Greens, if it should be, that the SPD at least for a long time has an outlook out of the impasse in which the party is currently If, like the Bund published in Berne, it "writes, plans more or less openly the development of a possible alternative" or Brandt is looking for a new partner at least in the long term, "then you should be really well advised if you take into account the research that is done by them The result is that some of the Hamb Urger new parliamentarians belonged to a so-called Z faction ", a group that split off from the Communist League in 1979/80 and, as the broadcaster claims, was one of the new members of the DKP until the GAL was formed as a long-term functionary" belonged to. It is said that Mr. von Dohnanyi wanted to sound out the demands of the GAL in Hamburg. These are on the table in Hamburg as well as in Hesse. It is well known that the Greens, like the alternatives, see themselves as a kind of social benefactor. In doing so, their resistance to necessary economic growth would not only entrench the current emergency on the labor market, but also increase the number of unemployed in the millions. In contrast to his party chairman, SPD federal manager Glotz has expressed the view that a coalition with the Greens is not possible, even at the state level Glotz wants such a development to be ruled out. The Rhein-Neckar-Zeitung also warns against such a red-green coalition "by asking the SPD whether, under the guise of integration,"

2 Politics Episode 29 page 2 wants to allow thodox minorities to become a power-maintaining principle. Playing with the green card will not go without negative effects. The flirtation with the Greens seems to be rooted in the realization that the Liberals are continuing to lose political weight, so that in 1984 a continuation of a coalition with the FDP would be impossible. There may be forces speculating on the fact that the FDP is no longer an option as a partner purely in terms of numbers, since after the federal elections they will figure behind the Greens and alternatives. If that were the case, then the FDP would practically only have the task of maintaining the coalition until 1984, when it would no longer be needed. And even in the case of new elections, since (according to Koschnick) the political spectrum has become much larger, "the FDP would probably be deprived of the chance to serve the SPD as a majority funder. Whether Genscher wanted to switch to the Union or it was just a matter of finishing acted is worth less today than yesterday. It is said that even if he wanted it, some of his leading party friends would have made such a development impossible. The SPD must be certified that it succeeded in the coalition negotiations, the FDP firmly in Now, after the budget has been agreed, it has become much more difficult, if not impossible, for the Liberals to leave the government. The FDP must demonstrate loyalty to its coalition partner. But if the green card wins in 1984, ”the Mohr has his Duty done. This then applies not only to Genscher, but above all to his leading party friends "on the left wing, who, despite attested loyalty to the Nibelung", are viewed as too easy and therefore of no value. We are unable to see what would be able to stop this dangerous development at the moment. The Falkland Islands: A teaching example for Germany In Germany too, violence must not have the last word. By Dr. Herbert Hupka Member of the Bundestag The conflict with Great Britain, triggered by the military occupation of the Falkland Islands in the South Atlantic by Argentina, called Malvinas (Malvines) by the latter, on April 2, 1982 ended with the conquest of the islands, when Great Britain took possession of the archipelago again . The conflict over the Falkland Islands allows us Germans, indeed should force us to draw lessons for our own situation and our actions by analogy. The dispute about the legitimacy of the positions of the Argentine and the British should not be dealt with at all because it is not so much about the fact of the conflict, at least for us Germans, than about the questions raised by the conflict, and these are not just Argentine-British questions, but also German questions. First. The United Nations Security Council unanimously condemned the invasion of Argentina on the Falkland Islands, without commenting on the justification or injustice of the Argentine point of view. The use of force to achieve political goals was condemned and demanded on the one hand for the withdrawal of the Argentine troops and on the other hand for negotiations to be opened between Argentina and Great Britain. The goal should be to strive for a diplomatic solution to their differences and the goals. Drawing from Berliner Morgenpost 'We have reason to refer primarily to Germany and the right to self-determination that our people have been denied for 37 years. There are nearly 80 million who are not granted this right, the same right for which Great Britain has campaigned so strongly in the face of the 1,800 inhabitants on the Falkland Islands and for which it is fighting resolutely and apparently uncompromisingly. British example It would be a good thing for us, and that means above all the present Federal Government, to stand up for the right of self-determination of 80 million Germans with commitment and vigor. Nobody calls for weapons because of this, but the non-violent campaign for the right of the German people to self-determination must be waged. A German Chancellor could learn a lot here from the passion of his British colleague. Third: Great Britain has used the so-called conquest of the Falkland Islands as an argument in its official statements: the island has been settled and administered by Great Britain without interruption since 1833. British legal entitlement is based on this period of permanent settlement. According to international law, a long and uninterrupted period of possession, settlement and administration confers a legal claim on the basis of seizure. "Against such a seizure, however, speaks the protest, that is, the constantly raised challenge. Applied to East Germany this would mean allowing the occupation to be granted and annexation could likewise provide the argument of the so-called seizure of the other side. Here we have, that is, first of all, the Federal Government responsible for all of Germany in all its parts, the duty to tirelessly raise legal claims and lodge legal detention. British tactics should frighten us all Germany policy: strategy of flexible reaction Bonn evades questions about active Germany policy When answering the big question of the CDU / CSU about the tasks and perspectives of the Atlantic Alliance, the questions about the activation of Germany policy are involved b of the alliance clearly evaded. The federal government does not address some of the crucial questions. Although it confirms that the Germany Treaty made it possible for the Federal Republic of Germany to become a member of the North Atlantic Alliance on an equal footing, it is silent on the decisive fact in terms of German politics that at the same time the allies grant this membership with the common commitment to a policy of reunification in peace and freedom within a democratic order as well as keeping the whole German question open up to freely agreed peace treaty regulations. The Federal Government neglects to say that, just as constantly as it adheres to the Alliance, it demands an active policy in line with the Alliance's goals in Germany. Her silence in this regard shows that she by no means emphasizes and persists in defending the legitimate interests of all of Germany externally. She says: The division of Germany is at the same time the division of Europe ". That means in concrete terms that the German problem by BY Dr. HERBERT CZAJA MdB is only accessible through a European route. But she doesn't say a word about what she is actually doing". State Minister Corterier recently pointed out in the Bundestag that he currently sees no possibilities for concrete and realistic efforts in this direction. The federal government is obviously not thinking of using the economic existential crisis and the general loss of confidence in the Eastern Bloc countries and their efforts to obtain loans and technological aid from the West to demand a concession on the German question. That is why it is silent on the Union's question of a strategy of flexible reaction "in economic relations with the East. The Federal Government does not commit itself to handling guarantees for loans from the East in accordance with NATO's political and security interests", although it has only just started to do so in the Bonn declaration of the NATO summit dated the American demands (Zf. 5 f). The German taxpayers are currently raising billions of DM for frozen Eastern loans from the federal budget. The Federal Government is not demanding any political compensation for these one-sided and considerable financial sacrifices.* (15 Cfiprtußmbtoit INDEPENDENT WEEKLY NEWSPAPER FOR GERMANY Editor-in-chief: Hugo Wellems Responsible for the editorial section culture, entertainment, women's side: Silke Steinberg History, regional studies, social affairs and current affairs: Horst Zander Homeland districts, groups, Central Germany: Christiane Wöllner Youth: Susanne Deuter East Prussian family: Ruth Geede Literary review: Paul Brock Bonner office: Clemens J. 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Gerhard Rautenberg Leer (Ostfriesl), Telephone (04 91) 4288 For advertisements, price list No. 19 applies, Telephone (0 40) (with answering machine) and the principles of the United Nations must be fully respected ". How about an identical note The Soviet Union would go to induce them to withdraw their troops immediately from Afghanistan so that the problems, if there were any national problems between the Soviet Union and Afghanistan, could be resolved through diplomatic channels, that is, through negotiations. And we have to go one step further How about if the United Nations Security Council also unanimously condemned the Soviet Union for having achieved its goal of increasing and maintaining power at the expense of Germany through the use of force. Those who condemn the use of force to achieve political goals can do so not only at the moment apply to Argentina, but must apply it everywhere in the world t apply. The now much-cited Note 502 of the UN Security Council is also a weapon for us Germans. It means nothing else than that violence must not have the last word, neither in the South Atlantic nor in Germany. Of course, no one is under the illusion that the Soviet Union, as one of the 15 members of the UN Security Council, could and wanted to condemn itself, but the parallel must be allowed to be drawn, the parallel between the condemnation of the Argentine invasion and the still outstanding condemnation of the Soviet one Invasion whether in Afghanistan and on behalf of the People's Republic of Poland, whether in East or Central Germany, where the presence of the Red Army alone guarantees the division of Germany. Self-determination has priority Second: through the mouth of Prime Minister Margret Thatcher, Great Britain has repeatedly used the right of self-determination of the residents of the Falkland Islands to intervene in the military in response to the previous invasion by Argentine troops. 1800 people inhabit these islands. Their right to self-determination is denied them by the claims and actions of Argentina. Great Britain felt obliged to guarantee this right of self-determination in the 1800s. Even now, when there is repeated talk of negotiations between Argentina and Great Britain, although these are known not to be in the house, Great Britain draws the no from the right of self-determination of the inhabitants of the Falkland Islands. These 1800 inhabitants had to decide. Without revealing the peculiarity of the right to self-determination of the British citizens who have only settled here in the last few decades, it must be clearly stated that a state dares to do its utmost not only to acknowledge the right to self-determination, but also to stand up for it, and even to fight belligerently. The principle of the right to self-determination and the commitment of the state concerned to the right to self-determination allow us to draw certain conclusions. Fourthly, unsolved problems: Conflicts which cannot be resolved through negotiations because one of the parties involved does not want them, in the present case Great Britain, mean that they become a source of fire and suddenly lead to explosions, as is now the case in the months of April to June the denial of the right of self-determination to the Germans, the violent occupation of parts of Germany is and remains an unsolved problem. Treaties like those of Moscow and Warsaw did not solve the problem. Those involved in this conflict should show a willingness to negotiate to solve the problem. However, we will continue to have to reckon with the imperial stubbornness of the Soviet Union. The condemnation of violence to achieve political goals and the passionate commitment to the right to self-determination are a teaching example for Germany. Will official policy draw the necessary conclusions? Warsaw: Polish press raises the alarm against reunification The Polish press, which, especially in the era of martial law, largely reflects official views, is raising the alarm because of the declaration at the Bonn NATO summit that the entire German question should be open and a state of peace in Europe the German people regained their unity in free self-determination. The Polish army newspaper emphasizes that the memorable words "the American President Germans, we stand by your side; you a A X C h {a l l e i n" encourage the Bundestag opposition and the revanchists of the resettlement organizations. The growth in activities for the reunification of Germany and the related declarations are particularly lamented. The Polish army newspaper fears that the Bundestag opposition could take over the government after the new Bundestag elections and then pursue a determined reunification policy. In order to frighten the population and then to bind obedience to the military dictatorship, the terrible news is spread that orders could also be issued to the Bundeswehr in this regard

3 Episode 29 Page 3 u5 ftjmufimblatt Current events Important representatives of German intellectual life and thus also of the German language in the past: Johann Gottfried Herder, Ernst Moritz Arndt, Jakob Grimm, Arthur bcnopenhauer (based on woodcuts by M. Klinkicht from Three Hundred Famous Germans ", Verlag Weidlich Reprints) o whenever we can observe signs of decline in peoples and states in the past, we find that, in addition to the decline in legal awareness and the destruction of indispensable ethical values, there is also a collapse in language awareness. The excessive use of chunks of English language, decadence German poetry, the messed up language in advertising, the questionable forms of expression of sciences such as political science and sociology, the partial abolition of language training and language maintenance in German lessons at numerous schools in a number of federal states - these are just a few signs that Despite all its economic successes, the Federal Republic finds itself in a phase of intellectual insecurity and self-questioning. These characteristics also include the discussion, which has now flared up again, about the question of the spelling reform of the German language, or better: the simplification of spelling. The problem is not new! As early as the end of the 1950s, the Standing Conference had set up a working group for spelling rules, which proposed a variety of rule changes. Does a people have anything better than the language of their fathers? In it resides his entire wealth of thoughts on tradition, history, religion and principles of life, everything, his heart and soul. To deprive such a people of their language or to demean them means to deprive them of their one and only immortal property. Johann Gottfried Herder 99 Letter ß "should be replaced by ss", the comma rules adapted to the meaning and speech units according to the intention of the statement and with regard to communicative relevance "and the moderate lower case introduced. With regard to hyphenation, this working group in its So-called Wiesbaden Recommendations "as well as free forms, he suggested advising German teachers to give less weight to spelling violations than before. Last but not least, one of the Commission's demands early on was to decide in favor of separate writing when it comes to the question of aggregation and separation. The core of the demands was the introduction of lower case! Indeed, it would be appropriate to simplify some of our spelling rules that are too difficult. If there are dictations that even German language professors complete with many mistakes, then it would be no harm if pronounced traps "in our spelling" were cleared and the abundance of all of us. Because a people does not have a more spiritual and intimate element than language. So if a people does not want to lose what makes it a people, if it wants to preserve its nature with all its peculiarities, it has nothing to watch out for so much as that its language is not spoiled and destroyed. Ernst Moritz Arndt 99 known from school Exceptions "would be reduced. But the more the interested person deals with the problem, the more clearly he notices that for many proponents it is not a question of clearing away what is out of date and carefully developing it, but rather of revising our language from the arguments of the fighters for one so-called moderate lower case, this becomes particularly clear. The very term is a manipulation, because anyone who wants to write all nouns in lower case except for the beginnings of sentences, proper names and salutations is striving for not moderate, but radical lower case. It looks even worse with the arguments of these radical reformers! Schoolchildren can no longer be expected to learn uppercase and lowercase letters. Lower-class children in particular are disadvantaged if they learn our language in a conventional way. Regardless of the fact that working-class children do not have to have a lower level of language intelligence than the offspring of higher classes ": what is that for a spirit of egalitarianism! The school's task is not to bring all children to a low level, but to bring as many children as possible from all walks of life to a high level. Capitalization is an excellent training tool in this direction, the importance of which cannot be overestimated. As a second argument we hear: the lower case makes writing easier. This may be true to a limited extent! But it makes it difficult to speak German. The fourth reason comes from technicians and data processors. Capitalization, it is said, makes the machine processing of "our language more difficult. Those who argue in this way have to put up with the question of whether such an important good as a language can be judged according to its computer-friendliness" and whether it is not a cultural cult , "It is immense to transfer the technocratic way of thinking to language. With the increasing flood of information, he had dearly enjoyed" tinien ", about squatting as a means of class struggle against the late capitalist establishment," about sex as a means of emancipation "or that repressive behavior of the German police ". The interpretation of texts from the rainbow press ", beer mats or advertisements for consumer goods could be brought into the focus of lessons even more easily than is already the case in some schools today. If there are a number of personalities in the printing industry who are the radical ones Particularly support reforms, that's what lies behind them The German language must not be subjected to the machinations of ideologues, just like reading. And since people on average read a lot more than they write, reading should be used as the main basis of assessment, especially with the long sentences customary in German it is a real help for the reader that the nouns are capitalized. But how much more difficult would it be to recognize'inhaken.schken three reformers "sioh enforce!" i, r '!' "" '. ""' »h rwjjew ?! w? »wo" rh »irfjöy When a sentence begins: The foreign languages ​​...", there is a very important difference to: The foreigners spr achen ... "If a sentence says: He had dear comrades", then it is associated with an essentially different content than with the sentence: He had enjoyed love ". Written in lower case, the content would have to be laboriously recognized from the overall context. Or let's look at one of Kafka's thoughts in lower case: ... and I was always aware that only that which is really important is what you can actually experience or achieve in the castle. "In this case, the author meant that only that has real significance" ; In lower case the reader could also think that it means: that only the real has meaning ". Or another example: Your life was only the faithful and honest fulfillment of your duty." In so small letters the reader must immediately ask: Loyalty "or loyal"? Does it mean: to say the old sagas "or the old ones?" If it means sharing with the workers "or with the working parts" with lower case letters, a lot of misunderstandings would be possible in this direction. A third argument that keeps cropping up against capitalization is: Foreigners can use our language to orthographic. learn phical peculiarities poorly. Again, this only applies to active writing. Foreign experts in particular have repeatedly recognized that capitalization is a particularly important reading aid. The prior knowledge ", or the prior information", which identifies a word as a noun by means of the capital letter, does not make it difficult, but rather makes it easier to deal with which we cannot manage without reading machines in the long run, but these should be based on the, as Jean- Marie Zemb already nine years ago in the FAZ wrote thin, terminological language of technology, science and administration "remain limited. However, behind the machinations of many language reformers there are sometimes other thoughts that are not always clearly expressed. This is the case with many ideologues It is about enforcing Marxist ideas in language and German teaching. They are concerned with laying the gravestone for bourgeois national German teaching, "to radically break with all the attributes and values ​​of the educated bourgeoisie". In other words: the political revolution should be preceded by the language revolution, and part of the "language revolution" lies in the bourgeois To make literature to waste ". And indeed: all the greats of German literature from Gottsched, Klopstock, Wieland and Herder to Lessing, Goethe, Schiller and Kleist to Holderlin, Uhland, Storm, Hebbel or Liliencron, they are a permanent obstacle to ideological revolutions, because you humanistic spirit and its constant connection to the teachings of history decisively inhibits the emergence of those gelatinized brains that are necessary for the implementation of e.g. B. Marxist utopias are an indispensable prerequisite. A radical spelling reform would be able to externally document the yesterday and the obsolescence of many great epochs of German literature. Modern "German teachers with modern" teaching material would then have achieved a decisive victory. In the Kulturkampf "of the present they could record a significant success and the dismantling of all old and grown values, their modern" texts full of fate neuroses, symbol disintegration and tastelessness even more easily bring among the youth, just like their class struggle texts about racism in South Africa and the USA " The students for the Basic Law "in Kiel thought further about the terror in Chile and about the terrorists" in Kiel, the ideas of the radical spelling reformers and what came out of it is a serious warning despite all the irony: First step: no capitalization: nothing stands in the way of an immediate introduction , especially since many graphic designers and advertisers have already switched to lower case. second step elimination of the stretching and sharpening: this masname already eliminates the biggest cause of fever in elementary school. the sin or uns in the doubling of consonants onehin never got it. third step offset by f, also ph, decomposed by s, also sch: the alphabet is reduced by two letters, syllabuses and sesmasines simplify, value-added workers can be added to the business juice. firter srit q, c and ch ersest by k, j and y ersest by i, pf ersest by f: iest are son seks letters, the sulseit can be ferkürst immediately fon nine to swei iare, instead of aksig prosent rektsreibunterrikt can nutty fäker wi fisik, kemi and reknen mer are taken care of. fifth srit erased fon ä, ö, ü and änliken seiken: everything superfluous is now gone, the ortografi against slikt and simple. Naturlik has taken some time to get these fine-tuning all over the place. As a next step, the nok swirigeren grammar could be discussed as the next silence. the desire for the billion dollar business that would develop from it in the field of textbooks and teaching material.It is interesting that the green reds do not raise any objection here, although the protection of the forests from further additional clearcuts for reasons of additional paper requirements should be one of their very own tasks. But another thought must be brought at this point! Some of the reformers "hal- ^ Germans beloved compatriots, which kingdom, which faith is, step into the hall of your ancestral, ancient language, which is open to you all, learn and sanctify it and hold on to it, your people's strength and permanence depend on it Jakob Grimm 99 believe that their ideas of innovation are so necessary and cannot be postponed that they would like to begin "with the reform of the century" without the neighboring German countries of Switzerland, Austria and GDR Questioning the unity of the cultural nation. Any reform must therefore only be the reform of all German-speaking states or it has to be omitted. What the Germans lack is an institution based on the model of the academie francaise, which observes the development of the language and makes binding recommendations where necessary The not quite comparable institutions in Mannheim, Leipzig, ^ ^ Die German is the only language in which one can write almost as well as in Greek and Latin, which would be ridiculous to praise the other main European languages ​​... That is why, compared with these, German has something so immensely noble and sublime. Arthur Schopenhauer99 Bern and Vienna work too closely alongside one another or past one another in some areas to be able to have an immediate impact on the development of our language. A language is a cultural asset of the first order and the cultural asset of a people par excellence. For us Germans, after we have lost our political community and inestimable cultural values, it is such a precious part of our lives that it must be fearfully guarded and protected from all attempts at manipulation and must be protected from being overgrown with Americanisms or Russian Party Chinese, before the simplifications and slogans "of the advertising industry, before an ideological erosion of important and indispensable political terms, before the influences of subcultures but also before radical spelling reformers who are not concerned with improvement and further development, but with ideological objectives! Uwe Greve

4 German Evil: Titles Inflation Academic titles and diplomas have recently been distributed in the Federal Republic like membership in shooting clubs and carnival societies. In view of the well-known belief in titles among Germans, a warning should therefore be given that not every professor "has to have acquired a doctorate beforehand, or even has to be a student". It all began in 1970/71 when the traditional and renowned technical schools such as B. the engineering schools and the higher business schools were converted into technical colleges with the stroke of a pen. On this occasion, students became students and lecturers became professors. Practitioners were abandoned and attempts were made to imitate other academic institutions. The completed vocational training was no longer required as a prerequisite for the technical college entrance qualification, even high school students who failed in the upper prima can obtain the technical college entrance qualification. This development has led to an absurd leveling of titles and diplomas even in the public service. In the Federal Republic of Germany, for example, graduates from scientific universities receive a diploma every year alongside graduates from universities of applied sciences, while former graduates from universities of applied sciences and around senior civil servants expect a postgraduate diploma. Diploma degrees can be used by people who have never completed a degree or a halfway comparable training. The diploma is largely devalued. Professor George Turner, President of the West German Rectors' Conference, declared with bitter sarcasm: Some critics are considering handing over the diploma at the same time as the birth certificate. With or instead of confirmation or youth consecration, the doctorate could follow, with the age of majority or a driver's license, the professorial title. "Kurt Westphal 'rwri'irri'iih fron I Arno Breker's birthday: Media: A strange award ceremony The 1981 Ernst Reuter Prize was awarded to the Film Berlin Capital of the GDR "awarded In February of this year, Egon Franke, Federal Minister for Internal German Relations, awarded the 1981 Ernst Reuter Prize to the authors of various radio and television programs. On the occasion of the award ceremony, the Minister said: We want to maintain awareness of the problems of the situation in Germany and of the unity of the nation; we have to see the historical and contemporary dimension of the German question ... "The Ernst Reuter Prize in the information broadcast category received, you wouldn't believe it, the contribution Berlin Capital of the GDR" (!) by Robert E. Röntgen (Südwestfunk Baden -Swimming). Berlin capital of the GDR "a program with this title is expressly awarded by the Federal Minister for German domestic relations? And also with the claim to keep the consciousness awake for the unity of the nation"? The author of this article asked Federal Minister Franke whether he considered it appropriate to label a program with this title in view of the existing legal situation. Because there is no doubt about it: As before, the whole of Berlin is subject to the special four-power status; Berlin not to the GDR ". Every impartial observer, "wrote the author to Egon Franke, must get the impression that the obvious approval of the title implies a tacit recognition of the international law-illegal" gdr "claim that the eastern sector of Berlin belongs to the area of" gdr " becomes." On behalf of Federal Minister Franke, Dr. Georg: It goes without saying that the award of the Ernst Reuter Prize in 1981, among other things. to the author of the above-mentioned program has nothing to do with tacit recognition ... ", as stated in your letter. The attitude of the Federal Government and the Western allies to the status of Berlin is well known. (...) I think so It is also ruled out that the author wanted to make or imply any legal statement by naming the program. " (Reference number II) Understandably unsatisfied by this answer, I wrote to Dr. Georg: You are right: 'The attitude of the Federal Government and the Western Allies to the status of Berlin is well known.' It is all the more surprising that a contribution entitled 'Berlin Capital of the GDR' is awarded an official prize from the Federal Minister for Internal German Relations. How should, I ask myself, "keep the awareness of the unity of the nation awake" if the "gdr" terminology is now also obviously accepted in your house. "And further: You write:" I. " I also consider it impossible that the author wanted to make or imply any legal statement by naming the program. ' I would like to ask you: With which naming should one be able to make or imply a legal statement, if not with this? .Berlin capital of the GDR 'one cannot formulate the affiliation of Berlin (East) to the "gdr" more clearly not be anything other than that one makes a certain legal or political statement with this formulation. " Imagine, "I asked the Federal Ministry, that a film about Berlin (West) would be given the title 'The Independent Political Unit of West Berlin' and said: 'I think it is out of the question that the author ...' It goes without saying that with you Such a title is also associated with a legal statement. And the same is true of 'Berlin Capital of the GDR'. And if the Federal Minister for Internal German Relations expressly approves and recognizes such a film with this title, this is also a political act and with this act is recognition of certain quality connected. " Approached in this way, Dr. Georg only repeat for his minister that the award of the film with the Ernst Reuter Prize does not entail any recognition of certain political views of the GDR. And then Dr. Georg on a particularly clever excuse. He wrote: By the way: You should not have missed the fact that the title of the show was deliberately placed in quotation marks. "Dr. Georg knows something completely new to convey: the titles of radio and television programs are deliberately placed in quotation marks". Dear Dr. Georg, dear Federal Minister Franke: And not just them! You do exactly the same with books, magazines and newspapers! Berlin capital of the GDR "at some point someone will declare that these are the realities that one has to see and acknowledge. And where is Ernst Reuter, who gives the award his name? Ernst Reuter, who declared on June 24, 1948: Always there are people who, at a critical hour, begin to talk about the fact that one has to come to terms with the realities, with the facts, with things and with the circumstances. I am the personification of a lack of insight into real conditions. We Germans have had enough bitter experience for this, too. We know this way too. All those who decided in 1933 to make their peace with Hitler resigned themselves to the real conditions. There were enough excuses. People always wanted to prevent worse things. In the end, Germany was in ruins. We were not only rid of our freedom, we were also closed for a generation thrown back, condemned to a beggar existence. Today it's basically about exactly the same thing. "Ernst Reuter, who on September 9 of the same year shouted in front of the Reichstag: Whoever would give up this city, who would give up this people of Berlin, would give up a world, even more: he would give himself up himself, and he would not only give up this people of Berlin in the western sectors and in the eastern sector of Berlin. " Ernst Reuter probably fell by the wayside at this award ceremony. BF His gift: A day without work. Music: The admirers now mostly come from the younger generation. ElüG SchüIlplä ttc 3 US KÖIii A year goes by faster than one would like if the appropriate occupation is available, "says Arno Breker. The sculptor knows He will be 82 years old on the 19th. The birthday present he gives himself is: a day without work. His wife Charlotte supports the humility of the artist, who disappointed all his friends who conveyed congratulations to him personally in the studio Arno Breker travels on this day. He rarely does that because the time that passes too quickly is what he prefers to use for his artistic work. Looking back on the first half of this year, Breker has already made several trips: In Zurich 2 Swiss gallery owners exhibited sculptures, drawings and graphics. Breker flew there for the vernissage. Breker met his friend Leopold Seda in Salzburg r Senghor, when the bust he created was erected in June. In Munich, Breker visited the Salvador Dali exhibition at the Residenz. The larger-than-life portrait that Breker created of the surrealist can also be seen there. However, he was unable to accept an invitation to Vienna, where an exhibition of Breker works was also opened in June. I would only be traveling ", apologizes Breker. The sympathy that Arno Breker is experiencing has long since outweighed the recurring campaign against Breker who refuses to forgive him for his collaboration with Albert Speer in redesigning Berlin . Breker's admiration now comes mainly from the younger generation. There are no limits to the interest. The youth in the USA seem to be rediscovering the classic work of Arno Breker. This is the only way to explain the abundance of letters that Breker has been reading for months The age group is interesting. They are mostly young people between the ages of 16 and 25. What is Breker doing at the moment? The artist seems superstitious because he doesn't like to talk about things that are still unfinished, but recognizable and soon to be finished : a Goethe medal, the portrait of Alexander ", which is created in marble, new graphics, including for the one at Hartmann in Munich The splendid book Arno Breker the Prophet of the Beautiful "and graphics for a tribute" to his French writer friend Roger Peyrefitte, who will be 75 in August, shortly published. Salvador Dali and Breker will lead the way in creating this publication. In addition to working on sculptures and reliefs, Breker has again created the portrait of an intellectual. Ernst Jünger, whom Breker has known since the 1930s, visited the sculptor in the studio and spent time there together with Breker author Volker G. Probst until the bust was completed. Arno Breker works on the sculpture like a poet on a poem, "Jünger praised the work of the sculptor. One day after his birthday, Breker will be back in the studio punctually. The master works six to eight hours a day with artistic work. The will about work and creation is vital and seems unbroken. My life was work, sweat and tears ", philosophizes Breker. Fortunately, I am one of those people who, despite all the strokes of fate and public defamation, have not lost faith in what is good. I consider it a grace to receive this power over and over again. The obligation to do good is derived from this. Because: how can love flourish when hatred is sown? "Andre Pascal Arno Breker models Ernst Jünger (1982) Is hatred of Germany now also shaping the Solidarnosc movement? Cologne-based publisher Eigelstein has released a long-playing record entitled" Polish Summer " brought, the songs of the new Polish trade union movement "promises. Active supporters of this movement shows a large photo on the record cover serious, worried faces. On the back a Polish text stands out, next to the now familiar face of Lech Walesa. The songs and poems, those created during the strike upheld the spirit of solidarity in us and contributed to our victory. I wish that all people who love freedom could share in our feelings when they listen to this record. " (The German version of this Polish text next to it is incidentally not exactly exact.) What the record manufacturer is offering are not only songs that were created during the Solidarnosc movement, there are three other songs that already have a long history behind them: the National anthem designated as such "Photo Volker Probst with the beginning known to all of us Poland is not yet lost", then the God you Poland, perceived just as often and by most Poles as a hymn ... "and finally the so-called Rota". The latter is a battle song penned by Maria Konopnicka, composed at the beginning of our century and filled with hatred of Germans. There it says among other things: No German will spit in our faces or Germanize our children ... "or We will defend the spirit from the crusaders, the Teutonic power must be destroyed!" The very tight, cheering melody and the referee sung with genuine pathos, So true us God help! ", Had a strong effect on the singing crowd at the time. How little this text is today when it comes to mutual understanding between Germans and Poles does not have to be crossed out first, especially since the attached German text sheet directly in front of the Rota "provides the closing prayer of a mass at the Danzig shipyard: ... in the spirit of love, justice and peace, amen." He replaced the word German "with Germane", although you can hear the Poles singing the word Niemiec (German) at this point, which is supposed to spoil the joy of the concrete solidarity with the Poles for the politically active people in our country It is undisputed that the record contains some moving texts from and sadly about the recent past in the People's Republic of Poland tere and those of sharp self-criticism. All the more regrettable is the dissonance that resonates in the Rota ", probably not just for the German ear. Martin Hesekiel Dr. Jahn re-elected On the occasion of the constituent meeting of the Pomeranian Assembly of Representatives on June 26, 1982 as part of the German drift of the Pomeranians in the Dortmund's Westfalonhalle, Dr. Hans Edgar Jahn was unanimously re-elected President in a secret ballot. "

5 Episode 29 - Page 5 os fipmjfimblait GeschichtsbewußtsPin- Between Fatherland and the One World "Broadened horizons of the younger generation do not always have to assume national renunciation In the weeks of this early summer, Germans and Poles often met in front of the restored Hambach Castle in the Rhine Palatinate, to celebrate the memory of a national political awakening a century and a half ago.The overall picture of the numerous events leaves a two-fold impression: Speakers of the older generation, especially representatives of the legislative and executive state organs, have repeatedly called for a reawakening and deepening of national historical consciousness. In addition, each of the established parties in the Federal Republic held its own special commemoration ceremony. The tradition of discord, which continued throughout all epochs of German history, from the Nibelungen saga and the imperial trades of the medieval empire to today's multistate fragmentation of the nation, has been happily continued in this place. At the same time, foreigners south of the Alps were able to observe a similar process: there, at the commemorations dedicated to him, General Garibaldi was selfishly appropriated by the Italian Socialist Party and thus the unification of the country was withdrawn retrospectively. Should the historical consciousness that is to be revived in this country now also be included in the memory of the conflict between Germans and Europeans that has lasted for centuries? Can this stimulate an interest in history among the younger generations who are oriented towards peace and unity? Furthermore, we don't have to consider that historiography has always been subject to constant change, from Einhard, the biographer of Charlemagne and the medieval chronicler Otto von Freising, to Leopold von Ranke and Heinrich von Treitschke, to the important historians of the Stefan-George circle and finally to Arnold J. Toynbee, the actor of an intercontinental world event? However, the new perspectives were always in harmony with the respective attitudes towards life and the contemporary world views of writers and readers, teachers and students. So today politicians and philologists have to be asked whether the historical consciousness they want corresponds to the older or the younger generations. After all, there is no such thing as a stereotypical view of history. So far, however, no precise information has been given. Until the Second World War, the research of historians, the curricula of schools and universities, even the time tables and media reports were concentrated on the development of the German nation. This main concern was even faded back with the help of appropriate overpainting of the past up to the so-called migration of peoples and the imperial events in the Middle Ages. In the meantime, the ideas and standards, but above all the receptivity of the generations that have grown up since the end of the Second World War, have fundamentally changed. First of all, the main weight of interest shifted noticeably from the origin to the future, then the horizon, limited to the outline of the Occident, was involuntarily extended to the entire globe. Last but not least, however, the intellectual receptivity of the younger generation is increased by registering Die Wartburg bei Eisenach: Traditional Site of German History Photo KK, as in the past, the late Gothic people at the time of the overseas voyages of discovery were overburdened by rumors about foreign cultures. What is still remarkable for a young person in this situation and which memories should he leave to forget with a clear conscience in order to gain personal freedom to shape his own life? In addition, in view of the obvious and longed for a white and at the same time for the sake of the rapprochement with foreign regions through their understanding, perhaps even the pasts of China and the Arab world, the Black continent and Latin America should be included in the contemporary living historical consciousness? All of these considerations lead to the question of whether, if memories were to be deepened, in Germany too, the accent would have to be shifted from one's own national history to the consideration of world history, whether larger amounts of the knowledge accumulated in encyclopedic detailed work and which the elderly have grown fond of should not be sorted out. These older technical achievements and the events of Wittenberg and the gain in scientific knowledge have overstrained in a similar way, the ability to relive is important to Weimar, from Sedan and Königgrätz with the men. But the younger generation can hardly imagine Verdun as a slaughterhouse and Berlin as the center of life in the twenties. What is also interesting for these generations is what happens when they can feel it with full senses. They, too, would like to take lessons from the past and thus broaden their spiritual horizons. Nevertheless, the broader framework, which takes into account all the history of mankind, does not mean that only the broad lines of the events are presented and historical gems, including the historical achievements of minorities, are neglected. With knowledge of German history in particular, the overall picture of the people's forces in expansion and contraction from the Volga to the migrations to North and South America should be handed down. The necessary leap over the habits of earlier periods in no way always means renunciation, but can also serve a real deepening and perfection of the insights. However, a reorganization of historical consciousness and hardly any unchanged new editions of earlier representations is always required. Oskar Splett Again German University in Shanghai Despite chilling representations, young Chinese show great interest in the German language The Chinese textbook German as a Foreign Language "describes the current situation in the Federal Republic of Germany as follows: People are hunted, driven away or killed on their doorstep. They die Plants and animals. Cars have made themselves masters of people. They injure pedestrians, cyclists and children or kill them ... "These sentences are read by many boys and girls who, after 14 months of preparation, go to the German university for four or five years come to Shanghai. Despite this chilling presentation, the interest of young Chinese in Germany and the German language is by no means negligible. 205 Chinese students are currently in Germany to learn the German language in the Goethe Institutes and with the help of the German Academic Exchange Service. China obviously seeks connection to the western world in education too. Ten years of the Cultural Revolution have widened the gap between the gigantic empire and now it is time to catch up. It is not the social origin that is in the foreground today; talent is in demand. The Ministry of Education has largely allowed the Western model. The Shanghai Tongji University, which has 5,427 students, 227 professors and 852 lecturers for 14 faculties, leans towards German universities. From 1986, German will be the only compulsory language of instruction at the Tong i-umversität. The dean of the faculty for operational liability, Shai Lilin, explains: If we want to keep up with the rest of the world, we have to study the strengths of each country The second of the 1400 students that Tong takes in the year has to take part in a one-year intensive German course. Many lecturers who never dealt with the language of Goethe, Marx and Thomas Mann were instructed to make up for what they had missed soon. Ten of the 30 German professors in the People's Republic of China came to Cologne last October for a nine-month course. 20 German guest lecturers have been committed to Shanghai for two years. In five years we must be able to hold all lectures in German, "says the rector of Tongji University. Since the beginning of 1981, every faculty has had to teach at least one subject in German. Tongji" was a German university before that. It was founded in 1907 by the doctor Paulun, who ran a hospital in Shanghai and connected it to a training facility, the German Medical School for Chinese "the school was expanded by a technical department by the engineer Behrens. Its building was in the French part of Shanghai; In 1917 the French closed the school because of its German orientation "it was expanded by five faculties and developed under the auspices of the Chinese government into the Tongji State University." The Chinese name, four shortened characters, literally means: people who are in the same boat, have to help each other ". Loosely translated it would be the University of Mutual Support. "When the Japanese came in 1937, the Tongji" moved to the Szechuan Province, the home of Teng Hsiaoping, who is now promoting them, the university found a home in Shanghai again. Until 1952, three years after the Communist seizure of power, German was the only language spoken here. Then Chinese became the language of instruction and Russian the compulsory first foreign language. Now the Tongji "is supposed to convey new German knowledge and thinking; however, there is still a lack of German textbooks. In the meantime, books have been sent from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation and other German aid agencies, but the stock of German specialist literature is still less than the assortment of Marxist-Leninist ideology. The reputation of the German language is unaffected. Siegfried Röder Confident and ready to talk: Chinese students exchanging experiences in Bonn Photo KK Aridere Opinions 3jamburger # lAbonDblall No turning point in sight Hamburg Nowhere is a turning point in the labor market in sight . Certainly, exports have shown a positive development in the last few months. But nothing is moving on the domestic market. Real wages are falling, citizens are showing noticeable reluctance to consume. Given the high level of debt, the government is out of the question of major investment programs, and that Investment allowances this year res are not enough to make great things happen. So even optimists no longer believe in the three percent growth forecast for next year. "Jranffurter ^ lljemeine Bonn as supplicant Frankfurt That the East Berlin leadership from the 'swing' negotiations once again won and the Bonn side this time as a particularly miserable loser has emerged, so miserable that it has to resort to deceptions almost in the style of the Argentine junta, is not even the worst. What is more fatal is that the regime beyond the wall and barbed wire from Bonn has again received the wrong signal has, after it will be judged: The Federal Government has opposed the 'gdr' leadership in the guise of supplicant, willing to pay tribute, even volunteer to pay tribute, it ran after it with the.swing ', as if Bonn and not East Berlin were trying to keep it would be most convenient. " DIE WELT i'iuamlmist TACMtiTV * »reu» hjiiciiia »« langemann-tribunal Bonn But the Munich parliamentarians must have long since recognized that they have taken over the committee of inquiry called for by the opposition. The Chancellery wants to keep further damage away from the BND and restricts the permission to testify. Witnesses who know more, or at least pretend this knowledge to maintain their own meaning, are content with hints and then fall into silence. The CSU demands the end of the procedure. The constitutional judges must now decide on this. Because the SPD and FDP want to drag the committee deliberations over the summer break into autumn. Of course, it would be more sensible to interrupt and wait for the criminal and disciplinary proceedings against Langemann to be completed. Then you would know whether there are still things worth investigating. But in the autumn there is an election campaign in Bavaria, and there one is apparently dependent on the Langemann issue, actually a compliment for the work of the CSU. "(Sscncral-Anjciger für Sonn unb Um» «0« n4 Questionable Bonn Agreement Even with all-round acceptance, this guarantees The unification model worked out by Chancellor Schmidt has not yet left lasting calm on the coalition front. Since Wehner demanded an end to all shakiness from Genscher and the FDP called a budget agreement the basis for solid governance, new factors of uncertainty have emerged among the liberals. For the time being, they only stay together because the Separation appears to be an even greater risk. Nobody can expect the impetus for a social-liberal new beginning from such a miserable coalition policy. "