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“Nous sommes en guerre”!? Are we at war?

The virus gives us the chance to be less selfish and act. A start.

Who invented the virus? Haha. Stupid joke!? It’s paradox but is probably inevitable.

I don’t exempt myself from this selfishness. Selfishness is a creeping addiction and has countless faces: flying, revolving around yourself… everything is called ” lifestyle ” or ” way of live ” or ” savoir vivre ” or ” dulce far niente ” in terms of the Climate. Urgs.

It’s not our fault and it’s still wrong. This self-centered life in the here and now. Now the little virus comes and it suddenly does: we turn to others again.

We are drawing the boundaries. Africa is closing, Europe and America too. It is evident that we still need reference groups to be able to feel solidly in solidarity. My family, my country, my continent.

It remains to implored that this is the way to look after the children of the children with the same love afterwards – all over the whole world. Here too, scientists speak a clear language.

Our leading wolves are doing a lot right now. A lot I think. And if only the intention is to do it right. England, however, is currently taking a bizarre route.

The intention of doing good for others and also trying it be good for all of us. If we and especially I also manage to meditate daily, that would be quite nice.

Photo: Copyright Annette Hauschild (OSTKREUZ). The picture comes from an art acation by LISA D. and Fiona Bennett.

Why this photo? Because it’s not about asking what was first: the hen or their egg? The virus or climate change? And not about who is or was to blame. It’s all about living differently now. And of course because I wanted you to read this.

Stay healthy. Sincerely, Claudia Zölsch

Claudia Zölsch is communications manager and artist living in Berlin and Brandenburg. Life is about Relationship was the sentence she succesfully applied to the the art university in Kassel in the eighties with corresponding black and white pictures of herself, friends and family.

Thomas Büsch

Filmmaker, Founding Member and Secretary General of diyalog, promotion of cultural exchange with Turkey. Since 2012 he is also project manager of InEnArt.

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