April 2012 archive

Wissenschaft und ethische Verantwortung (in German)

Je umstrittener ein Forschungsthema in der Gesellschaft ist, um so mehr sieht sich der Wissenschaftler im Spannungsfeld von wissenschaftlicher Ethik seiner Faches und politischer Erwartungshaltung seiner Umwelt. Wonach soll sich der Wissenschaftler richten? Hier sind meine Gedanken dazu – aus dem Jahre 1994, als ich selber mit meiner ethischen Verantwortung kämpfte.

When Speech Is Free, But Speakers Are in Prison (audio)

My first appearance at David Duke’s radio show is dedicated to free speech and its violation by Germany. David also has me retell my personal story of persecution (again…) (1 hour)

[:en]Germany’s Pirates Party is illegal[:de]Piratenpartei ist illegal[:]

The German “Pirates” have voted: dissident scholarly statements about aspects of the Third Reich should remain illegal. Hence that party has catapulted itself out of the roster of parties in compliance with human rights.

Ahoi, Piraten-Partei!

“The Pirates” are a fledgling German party ruffling the feathers of the establishment. Bodo Thiesen, once a functionary of the party, made the “mistake” in 2008 to send an email to a party mailing list in which he commented positively about “Germar Rudolf’s book.” As a result he is now only a simple member, stripped of his posts…

Günter Grass, Elie Wiesel, Carolyn Yeager, and I

Günter Grass doesn’t like Israel’s politics, Elie Wiesel doesn’t like any critic of Israel, Carolyn Yeager doesn’t like Elie, and somehow I got tangled up in all this. This is only about my attitude toward Jews, not any of the rest of the issues and persons mentioned here.

Ernst Zündel, intim (in German)

This is my preface, in German, to the new 2010 German edition of Lenski’s book on the second Zündel trial in Canada back in 1988. In it I relate my experiences with Ernst Zündel when we both were on ground zero – in the Mannheim prison, spending quite some time together. This is when we got to know each other pretty well.