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Bjorn: “Being moral is a full-time employment”

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How can you be so moral as the case, to all appearances, is?

“It requires idleness, lazy movements and constant vigilance. Even a journalist twit like you can learn it.”

How do you do?

“I read big books about honey and other sweet substances.”

But how can you be moral just being by yourself? I would like to know.

“Relaxation means that I come close to something other than myself.”

But that has nothing to do with Christianity.

“It has something to do with all the world’s religions.”

What?

“That’s the whole point.”

Does it have anything to do with all the religions of the world that you drift around feeling high above everyone else?

“No, but if I read directly about sugar, then my concentration reaches its pinnacle.”

You study the perfect. Keep in mind that we are such kind who constantly faff around judging each other. Man is a pretty angry species.

“Just one sec. So now you are starting to propagate ideas about life? I thought it was me who was being interviewed.”

But I just found out that I am more interesting than you.

“You can’t just push me out of the interview. Then you have to write an essay.”

You have to admit that the things I just said are exceptionally sensible and of an excellent calibre.

“I’m certainly not saying they were commonplace or foolish.”

Thank you.

“We agree that you are a bit ahead of me, intellectually. You stand out. This can be seen from the comments you just made. Yes, in fact, I would say that those comments could easily stand alone and you could stand somewhere else, for example behind a screen or a haystack, and the readers would still notice your comments and in a way sense your good intentions, hospitality and benevolence through them.”

Which one of the comments did you like most?

“I think the one where you say that man is a rather angry species is striking and to some extent thought-provoking. Yes, I must admit that although I am engaged in one of the most interesting philosophical conversations I have for a long time had the pleasure of experiencing, I must say that, if I may say so, in the back of my mind I still box with your opinion and try to pull it down over reality, which is very easy for me because it is exceptionally kind, both to the theoretical and the practical aspect of man.”

Don’t you think it’s just a slightly weird generalization over mankind? I’m not backing down or anything because all your praise makes me confused, because I’m, like you, a character made by Morten Hjerl-Hansen and Morten would not allow any of us to resort to negative self-assessment.

“What you say is again unusual and characterizes you with such precision that I must say that while you may be legendary to the common man, I must admit that you are to me, and I cannot say this without a cheering crack in my voice, quite special and incredible. In the future, the

Yes.

“Now


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Morten Hjerl-Hansen (born 15. June 1973) is a danish blogger born in Copenhagen, Denmark, Europe. I lived for the first 19 years of my life in a liberal-minded, literary and academic home in North Zealand. My mother is a psychiatrist and my father is a chemical engineer. I have two siblings. Throughout childhood, "I invented near-useless things almost every day" and told my siblings "fairy tales" where they themselves were the protagonists. In 1986, I visited Houston in the United States with my family on a stay that spanned three and a half months. I started programming in 1986 and made approx. 20 major projects until I "lost the ability" in 2018. Student from N. Zahles High School 1992. Ry College 1993. Read theology 1993-1994 in Aarhus. Read philosophy 1995-2000 in Linköping, Lund and Copenhagen. Worked as Java programmer 2000 and 2001. Participated in numerous poetry readings in Copenhagen 2002-2007. Got a psychosis in 2007 "which took about 10 years to recover". Married to Else Andersen in 2010 and resides in Asnaes, Denmark. Father in 2014. Has written The Other Newspaper daily in Danish and English daily since 2013.