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Orbituary for Peter Weibel, by Jürgen Claus

It is said: The birth of a human being is embedded in cosmological determinations. The born is predetermined by genes. By whatever - the German poet Gottfried Benn blamed this on the remotely determined You Must in a much-quoted poem: “Just two things remain / emptiness and your cursed self, branded like Cain.”[1] Peter wanted "the marked by destiny". Born into an insane war, which in the spring of 1944 also raged in his native city of Odessa.


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