Speech by Lothar Galow-Bergemann
at the vigil „Cross-thinkers“ get in the way – stop anti-Semitic conspiracy ranting! on April 17, 2021.
(This article published on 4/27/2021 is translated from the German on the Internet.]
Along with the Covid 19 pandemic, hair-raising and dangerous conspiracy fantasies are spreading. People are fabricating about secret plans by evil billionaires to implant microchips in them and about a „Merkel dictatorship“ acting on their behalf. The belief that they are at the mercy of malicious, greedy and unimaginably powerful dark forces is just as deep-seated in them as the conviction that they themselves are in legitimate resistance to it. More and more frequently, open anti-Semitism is also expressed, which insinuates that „the Jews“ are the real masterminds of evil.
Unfortunately, it cannot be said that what we are currently witnessing at the demonstrations of the alleged „lateral thinkers“ has nothing to do with the rest of society. After all, at the latest since the financial and economic crisis of 2008, a great many people believe that „it’s all the fault of those up there.“ Criticism of society is confused with anger at „greedy billionaires“, „pack of lies“ and „lying press“. This works in right-wing, left-wing and „alternative“ milieus just as well as in the supposedly „good middle of society. Weiterlesen