Poll: how did the fall of the Berlin Wall affect you?

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Survey results:
Q1 - What are your memories of the day the Berlin Wall fell?
I was glued to the TV and saw every minute of it
0 %
I remember the event but I didn't realise the importance of it at the time
33 %
I don't remember it, it didn't have much of an impact on me
0 %
I wasn't even born!
66 %
Q2 - What does the fall of the Berlin Wall symbolise for you?
The end of the 80s
0 %
The end of communism and its ideologies
33 %
The definitive end of the Second World War
0 %
The end of the Cold War
66 %
Q3 - Which political personality represents the fall of the Wall for you?
Mikhail Gorbachev and his perestroika
66 %
John F. Kennedy, who in 1963 declared "Ich bin ein Berliner" ("I am a citizen of Berlin")
33 %
Helmut Kohl, the German chancellor who architected the German reunification
0 %
Q4 - Did the fall of the Berlin Wall change the world?
Yes, Europe has become more united and stronger
55 %
Yes, democracy has made a huge step forwards
11 %
Not entirely, East/West divides still exist in another form
11 %
No, it only affected the citizens of Berlin
22 %
Q5 - What have you culturally inherited from this event?
The notion of freedom
0 %
The notion of fighting for one's rights
100 %
The notion of solidarity amongst peoples
0 %
Nothing, I've never given it any thought
0 %
Q6 - What do you think to the commemorations taking place in Berlin 20 years later?
No-one has answered this question yet....
Q7 - Which part of the Berlin Wall's history did you find the most moving?
The families that were separated
0 %
The militants who never stopped striving for its destruction
50 %
The first strikes made at it with pickaxes
50 %
The East Germans who attempted to escape over the Wall, putting their lives in peril
0 %
Q8 - Which do you feel is the most significant diplomatic event of the 20th century?
The fall of the Berlin Wall
100 %
The construction of the European Union
0 %
The creation of the United Nations
0 %
Q9 - You believe that buying a piece of the Berlin Wall is:
An opportunity to keep a piece of history
0 %
A bit twisted, it was first and foremost a tragedy
0 %
Just contributing to the money-making tourist trade
100 %


  
 


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11/10/2009
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