East German car after the Berlin Wall fell, a photo by Frizztext on Flickr.
Schadenfreude (a German word, but used in English language too): mostly a sign for a bad character. Maybe allowed vs. Gaddhafi, Libya. I self had my Schadenfreude, when the Berlin Wall fell. So many years of oppression in East Germany. We danced on the streets. No blood shed. Maybe no reason to dance after the Arab Revolution. More reason to feel sad – and start to feel free.
it’s only the car of the enemy, not his head. To present the head of the enemy was found very often in the history of wars. In modern wars (Iraq, Libya) they only took the head of the sculptures of the fallen presidents. Civilization in progress …
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