ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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BONN-High Drama in Parliament

Aswini K Ray BONN JUST as the East German chief, Honeeker, was announcing a series of now benefits for workers and a fresh new deal for the .socially handicapped, people across the border were witness to one of those periodic spectacles of parliamentary democracy which goaded Nietzsche into making the jibe that the system has "a mania for counting human noses". It surely was a coincidence, but one that helped to highlight the varying social values that divide the German people in spite of their language.

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