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from 27.06.2008

Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung 27.06.2008

In his acceptance speech for the Konrad Adenauer Foundation literary award, author Ralf Rothmanns talks about freedom, and excoriates the "borderline fanaticism of certain politicians for screening and control": "This state knows everything about me, my preferences, my illnesses, my triumphs and my poverty-stricken phases; its ...

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