And the fact that half the German kids were taught one way and the other half another way, and the ruling was reviewed a few years later resulting in utter confusion for everyone involved.
Only since a few years are people relatively certain as to which spelling is now correct.
The whole business was actually an entire fiasco.
The anti-nuclear movement in Germany in however historically very strong, it's one of the few things which Germans actually get quite emotional about, and that also explains the populistic politics going on right now. The consequences of these decisions have not been properly thought out, but I wouldn't be suprised if they still go ahead with the process, and leave the next generations to work out how to resolve higher energy prices and lack of energy sources.
I live near Hamburg, and believe it or not, most people actually prefer a planned coal powerstation....
People also push wind power as the ultimate solution, totally ignoring actual studies regarding output rates and miserable ROI, but hey, it's green!