• Jun/01/2003
    The Winner – Part 2

    However, I know that many disasters that end with murder and homicide develop in this way. As a result of consecutive irritations and difficulties, a poor diet and music that stimulates aggression the person concerned is already in a state of pre-tension, and quickly becomes more and more angry. The fact that R. nonetheless saw the light is worthy of the highest praise. He brought himself down to earth by taking stock and seeing himself through the eyes of an external observer. It was as if somebody had suddenly opened the curtains, allowing the sunshine to awaken a sleeper and end his nightmare at a stroke. R. was certainly a winner, as was the taxi-driver whose life and limb he may have saved.

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  • May/01/2003
    The Winner

    After waiting for two minutes he decided to make for the breakfast room, but she pointed emphatically towards another area of the lobby where a staff member appeared and demanded his coat, presumably to hang it in a wardrobe. On the way to his table he passed the breakfast buffet, whose selection of fruit and fruit juices bore no relationship to the room prices. He ordered a freshly-squeezed orange juice, and for the 47th time this year it annoyed him to be presented with preserved orange juice instead, served up as if it were something precious. Angrily he drank a large glass of Coke.

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  • Apr/04/2003
    A day


    I wake up very refreshed at 9 o'clock. Six hours of deep sleep are enough for me. I let out the dogs, who are already standing sentry at the door and greet me enthusiastically then roll around on the carpet stretching.


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  • Dec/31/2002

    What am I doing during the run-up to New Year's Eve? I am mulling over the events of the past year and considering where I have made mistakes, where I have treated somebody wrongly or overlooked somebody during all the hectic day-to-day activity. I can think of several – which gives me a guilty conscience – and accordingly these greetings especially apply to them.

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  • Dec/23/2002
    Editorial for the 1st edition of WTW online

    Dear guests, friends, EWTO members, students and colleagues,

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