history repeating?

amok runs, killergames, and modding culture  In the morning of 20 November 2006 the radio told me the sad news of yet another amok run in a German school. Although depressed by the fact, I couldn’t suppress a little Merlin’s smile. The next morning I attended a philosophy lecture about freedom and determinism. The speaker said, among other things, that there could not be freedom nymore, if we knew everything, especially everything that will happen in the future. Well, sometimes you know, hence the Merlin’s smile—because I knew that the usual suspects within the political circus would act accordingly. And … Continue reading