Private Life


I was born in 1963 and spent nearly all of my life in my Swabian hometown Böblingen (Baden-Württemberg, Germany).

 

I am married to my lovely Austrian wife Maria Luise (*1979) since 2005, and we have two wonderful children: Lukas Hendrik (*Jan. 2013) and Niklas Erik Ansgar (*Jan. 2015). In Summer 2018 we moved to our new home in Echsenbach (Lower Austria).

 

My personal priorities and goals in life:

Raising my children as decent human beings, lovers of nature, and firm believers in supernaturalism; opposing the dangerous nihilistic world view of naturalism, materialism, reductionism, and scientism; advancing intelligent design theory with special emphasis on supporting evidence from the fossil record; living more simply and sustainably.

Our little family in spring 2017
Our little family in spring 2017

Interests and Hobbies:

Philosophy and metaphysics (philosophy of mind, philosophy of time, free will, metaethics, natural theology); philosophical interpretations and metaphysical implications of modern science (quantum mechanics, relativity, cosmology); scientific problems of Neodarwinism and paleontological evidence for a saltational history of life; intelligent design theory; environmentalism, nature, and wildlife; simple living (homesteading, slow food, organic gardening, permaculture, zero waste, degrowth, transition movement); digital photography; Apple Mac OS X and iOS; activism against a materialist world view and for intelligent design theory (publications, lectures, website, Facebook, YouTube, etc.); reading books on science and philosophy; TV documentaries on nature and ancient history; Fantasy movies (e.g., Avatar).