The week offered a good opportunity to ask: Are become in this city once and for all the crazy? 400 young people gathered on Thursday at the Alexanderplatz and started a mass brawl.
The police arrested nine rioters, two officers were injured, and the use continued until late in the evening, because the warring camps, then still in the track bed of the U-8 with a Gravel threw. All of this allegedly only because on Youtube, two of the so-called "Influencers" were involved in a dispute. It's actually still broken? And, above all, Threaten such escalations are now more likely?
Felt the events, given their Beklopptheit you can just to the head to take in Berlin, is steadily increasing. This could be a sign of a progressive coarsening, a document for the General drop in value, especially in times of the Internet and its correlates, especially in this city. It seems as if everything is getting worse and worse. The good news is: That's not true.
First of all, the subjective is just, even if it is a very common impression. It comes about because our brains way displaces the majority of the insanity that is happening around us, mercifully soon, or at least the drama takes, as a comical anecdote stores – because he has to do luckily very little with your own life.
What we were alarmed, for example, when the police had to ten years ago, on a regular basis with a large array of Kreuzberg's Admiral bridge, because hundreds of Revelers late at night, the local residents disturbed. Or, as of 2013, the overcrowded Freibad Pankow had to be vacated because lifeguards were threatened and a riot broke out.
Or as a 18-to invited-Year-old in Frohnau 2016 Whatsapp Strangers at a Party, and this arg escalated that 60 police officers and a helicopter were needed to get the situation under control. Or as 2007, Media Markt in Alexa opened it, and 5000 people so rushed that there was 15 injured and huge damage to property. Or than a year later, the station was crippled, because 1500 via cell phone, had an appointment, to order simultaneous 10.300 Burger – and that triggered a discussion on how dangerous they are, this innovative flash mobs.
they Had forgotten all about it, right?
supporters of football club beat That is less disturbing because of known for a Long time. The brawl at the Alexanderplatz is not also so crazy, because we understand you. Because you can't imagine as an outsider, which is why people should attack masses due to a dispute among two Youtubers.forces at the Alexanderplatz after the brawl photo: dpa/Monika Wendel
However, it is this: The closer you look, the more understandable it will be. Which means that you approves of an act of violence at Alexanderplatz, on the contrary. It means that you recognize the motives of the thugs and realizes that not everything is getting worse and worse and crazier. And that a city, especially one like Berlin, is to be done with it.
What was really the fight
is foreign to many of the professional figure of the "Influencers". These are people who let others over the Internet to your life. The Videos of makeup tips, computer games testing, or simply stories from the teen everyday life telling and not enough Fans who want to listen to it.
share your thoughts and emotions, you are their mostly young followers as important as previous generations, the favorite character from "Forbidden love" or even earlier, the pop idol in the "Bravo". The two 18-year-old "Influencer" by the name of Bekir and Bahar, which came together with their Fans on the Alexanderplatz together, had offended previously in Videos. They had also offended a number of other "Influencers", for a small part of this scene is one of them.
might seem such dispute is absurd, it is sentences such as "My live streams are much better than all of your live streams," or "I'm fucking you in the Videos". Bekir, for example, had a quarrel in front of Bahar with Jounes on Instagram. Reason for this was that Jounes had commented on a Video, in which Bekir Ali Hakim argued (Bekir said that Ali Hakim was scum, because he had previously offended someone the third). Meanwhile, apologized Bekir on Youtube after all, the father Jounes, whom he had offended. Allegedly, but only because Jounes had threatened to insult Bekirs mother.
for A time, Bekir also had a dispute with A. B. K. and Lecanko. And with Sila, but this dispute have been settled and no longer an appointment, Bekir talks immediately bad about Sila and bad about him. "Every dispute has a reason," says Bekir in a Video. Usually a very infantile, but at least a reason.
more Civilized than the Rapper at the time
young, of other adored people insult each other and hands, there were already 15 years ago in the so-called Gangsta rappers. Their language, however, was brutal, and sometimes knives were unsheathed. But the inglorious climax was when the Berlin Rapper Massiv, 2008 by Unknown in the Arm was shot.
His enemies spread the rumor that he had done that himself, to get attention, what the Rapper rode but rigorously the best. Anyway, today's Youtuber out their conflicts in comparison to the rappers at the time, very much more civilized. Nothing Brutalization. Nothing everything is getting worse.
Unfortunately, a positive changes to fall rare. As a model, about the young people today are at a rock concert behavior. Who would have guessed 50 years ago to predict, after the Fans of the Stones had devastated the forest stage? In the 20th century. Century, there were incidents in which supporters of different styles of music each other, struck the heads. 2019 hard to imagine.
this Friday, the police have prevented another mass brawl. In Köpenick two groups wanted to start young men to each other, the police were alerted by an anonymous call. You made sure knives, batons and stun guns. Whether or not "Influencers" were present, is unclear.
Self in the duration of rival is shocked
The two Youtubers from the Alexanderplatz have been your Fans, sorry. For the Chaos was directed to make, for Fear, for the can of pepper spray in the air. Bahar apologized in addition to the police, Bekir thanked the officials that they were on the ground and interventions. 17,000 people like this. Duration rival Jounes (the one that had interfered in the case with Ali Hakim), invited also a Video in which he spoke to all parties Involved, be compassion. Everything sounds pretty reasonable.More about
Youtuber "ThatsBekir" about the incident at the Alexanderplatz "I didn't know that he's bringing all his friends"Silvia Perdoni
The worst mass brawl that was last in Berlin, broke out in the pub "Naubur" in view of the oberbaum bridge los. Local small-time criminals were caught with a larger group of out-of-town Hamburg in dispute. First of all billiard cues were used, and later iron rods and knife. At the end there were two Dead and ten seriously injured. The brawl took place in December 1928.
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