Category Archives: ATEISTKA

Xmas Snow Flakes

Snip, snap, went my scissors, a little bit here, a little bit there.

Tell me,” I said in a voice reserved for “This just occurred to me” conversation starters: “would you mind if I, you know, decorated our flat with a few paper snowflakes? Like … this one?”

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“Naaa, you do as you wish, that’s OK.”

“Well …” The nearer I am to the critical point, the more I want to have it all behind me: “I’d like to stick them on windows. And you cleaned those not so long ago.”

“??? – That’s OK, just do it.”

So I did. Continue reading

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It’s my life and I’ll study if I want to

As much as I was impatiently waiting for the Easter holidays to begin, it wasn’t to fool around, though I should have, really. You see, I am not allowed to, even though I am an atheist: it is officially forbidden to frolic and dance on Good Friday in Germany.

Well then, all work no joy being the requirement today, I made some gnocchi, for the very first time. They were quite OK: I prepared them in a clichéd way, with basil, olive oil and Parmesan. This being Baden, I also added some sour cream to the sauce and I put two thirds of the uncut dough into the fridge to be used later on.

Then I made some chocolate cream, to be devoured with strawberries. It was quite OK, too, but not really a pleasure … 😈

Then I skipped my beloved training (it being a great pleasure) and finally started reading my lecture notes. Which is when the big pleasure kicked in, despite all my efforts to avoid it.

I have only applied for an introductory course of study (the so called Propädeutikum) this semester and what I need to do now is practice the style of legal opinions, which I will start doing after having attended an appropriate course in Karlsruhe, and then to learn for my exam in September.

I still have doubts about my linguistic abilities reaching far enough for me to succeed in completing any of the courses, but then: doubt is good news. It means trying harder, which will be fun, like, as of tomorrow. 😈



Ena o nepravih ateistih

Ko so starodavni Izraelci bežali iz Egipta, so na poti šotorili pod goro Sinaj. “Ko je tretji dan nastalo jutro, je začelo grmeti in se bliskati, težak oblak je pokrival goro in rog je močno zadonel. Vztrepetalo je vse ljudstvo, ki je bilo v šotorišču. Tedaj je Mojzes popeljal ljudstvo iz šotorišča Bogu naproti in postavili so se ob vznožju gore. Vsa Sinajska gora se je kadila, ker je GOSPOD v ognju stopil nanjo; njen dim se je vzdigoval kakor dim topilne peči. Vsa gora se je silno tresla. In glas roga je donel vedno močneje. Mojzes je govoril in Bog mu je odgovarjal z gromom.” (2 Mojzes 19)

V naslednjem svetopisemskem poglavju (2 Mojzes 20) bog potem Mojzesu razodene 10 zapovedi, katerim sledi še kup drugih predpisov o tem, kako naj Izraelci živijo, jejo, spijo, se oblačijo, obravnavajo svoje soljudi itd. (2 Mojzes 21, 23: Če pa se nesreča pripeti, daj življenje za življenje, oko za oko, zob za zob, roko za roko, nogo za nogo, opeklino za opeklino, rano za rano, modrico za modrico! 2 Mojzes 23, 2:  Ne vleci z večino, da bi delal húdo, in v pravdi ne pričaj z večino, da bi zatrl pravico!).

Ta pravi ateisti ob tej zgodbi pomislimo, da je v davni preteklosti obstajala oseba izraelskega rodu, ki je veljala za vodjo skupine bežečih ljudi brez poznavanja geografije (40 let?), ta skupina oziroma ta oseba pa je v bližini gore Sinaj doživela naravno katastrofo, spričo katere ji je um začel proizvajati misli z izredno hitrostjo in najbrž tudi jasnostjo, predvidoma iz čistega strahu v zvezi z lastnim preživetjem, najbrž je o marsičem razmišljal že prej. Ne pozabimo, da so to bili časi, ko je marsikatero ljudstvo verjelo v bogove naravnih pojavov in človeških fenomenov (nevihta, vojna…). Malce bolj resen povzetek Mojzesove vloge bi lahko bil ta, da je šlo čisto preprosto za prvega izraelskega zakonodajalca, ki je svojemu ljudstvu dal pravila za boljše življenje, saj jih to do tedaj ni imelo in jih je nujno rabilo. Continue reading