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Graffiti of Despair!

Still, after some days, the impression of empty yards and vandalism being seen everywhere dominates my thoughts. I was guided by a property manager through a troubled area in my hometown. The visit was part of an initiative, with the … Continue reading

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Sacred works as an inspiration for change

Yesterday I was moderating a discussion at a muslim cultural center in Malmö. Among the participants there were people born in Sweden or in the Middle East and other places far from Scandinavia. A majority of the audience, mostly young … Continue reading

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Ambiguity is a quality in art and in real life

Once a year my wife and I go to London, visiting family. Beside long walks, including meals and drinks, we experience different exhibitions at galleries and museums. The National Portrait Gallery is a favourite. A good artist invites the audience … Continue reading

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Are there redundant people around?

Margarethe von Trotta’s latest film Hannah Arendt is disturbing in a positive way. It makes us aware of where our society is heading. Though we live in democracies, one can feel that the anxiety grows. People seems to be intensly … Continue reading

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