The magazine „blasphemia“ questions the feasibility of the «10 commandments» in todays society. For instance, how honest is „thou shalt not steal“ in a globalized world where we shop on the cost of others every day?
The magazine „blasphemia“ questions the feasibility of the «10 commandments» in todays society. How honest is „thou shalt not steal“ in a globalized world where we shop on the cost of others every day? And can your really expect someone to „honor thy father and thy mother“ when they stole your whole childhood from you?
"Thou shalt have no other gods before me."
This man owns a shrine of hundreds of vintage adidas sneakers, preferably the ones from the 70s and 80s. Approximately 300 pairs of sneakers cover the walls of his special sneaker room in his flat in Berlin. Thanks to his passion of collecting he had the chance to design his own adidas sneaker twice.
"Thou shalt remember the sabbath day, to keep it holy."
The chapter reflects on the "Späti"-shop owners in Berlin that are basically making their business when other stores are closed. They earn the most on Sundays when they are supposed to be closed.
"Thou shalt honor thy father and thy mother."
This chapter tells the story of Bodo (52) – a man who decided to leave home when he was 12 years old because his parents abused him. After that he lived most of his time on the streets of Berlin.
"Thou shalt not kill."
The chapter depicts the immoral conditions in German slaughterhouses.
"Thou shalt not steal."
Have you ever? Everyone has. Because in this globalized world we shop at the cost of others every day. This does not only refer to clothes or food but also to toys, flowers and cosmetics.
"Thou shalt not bear false witness against thy neighbour"
The chapter typographically interprets all lurid headlines of the yellow press on one story: the pregnancy of Cathy Hummels – the wife of a German football player.