Fake it till you make it!?

Some unfinished thoughts about academia and orgasms.

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Finding Euroland: Experiencing European (Dis)integration in the Everyday

When driving along a road on the Isle of Skye, Scotland, a European flag flashes by. It marks EU investment in the local infrastructure. But Europe is not always that obvious.

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“Heimatlose Ausländer” – Exploring a ‘Forgotten’ Legal Category

“The passport is the noblest part of a human being. Nor does it come into the world in such a simple way as a human being. A human being can come about anywhere, in the most irresponsible manner and with no proper reason at all, but not a passport.That’s why a passport will always be honoured, if it’s a good one, whereas a person can be as good as you like, and still no one takes notice.”
(Brecht 2019)

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“The Sleep of Reason Produces … Rumours” *

The phenomena of vivid grapevine communication, ferociously bred rumours and fake news seems to be a domain of modern times. However, these communicative inconsistencies have their historical and social continuity, recurring in times of distress and information noise. Let’s take the case of the wartime period: no internet, censored mass media, illegal information channels versus official propaganda. Who or what can be trusted?

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