„In Germany, it seems that the intellectual and aesthetic life are to be celebrated and are seen as part of a real and good education, whereas in Britain, traditionally – certainly since the Enlightenment – we've been afraid of anything intellectual, aesthetic, visual.“


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—  Eugen Drewermann German psychologist and theologian 1940
Quoted in Michael Meier and Marlène Schnieper, "Wir haben Gott zu einem Ding degradiert," http://www.kath.ch/index.php?na=11,0,0,0,d,36145 Kath.ch.

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