Alexander Pschera, born 1964 in West Germany, studied German, Philosophy and Music in Heidelberg. He is an author, publicist and translator.
We don’t like to be reminded of the final farewell.
If everything is relative, drinking becomes dangerous.
Grace can only be said where there is still a commonly used table.
Today, we listen to Spotify instead . . .
Silent witnesses of nocturnal escapades are disappearing from view.
What do you do if you run out of coffee in a village which has not seen a Nespresso maker yet? Help is at hand. Literally.
Individual replacements become pitfalls.
Appropriateness and a sense of proportion are no longer generally recognized virtues.
Fire enables moments of intimacy and felicity.
Why does no-one raise their hat anymore? Come to think of it, what hat?
The greeting ritual has been replaced by something ‘pseudo-democratic.’