Boy, DON'T think about the Germans!
It's waste of time. They are, what they are and they will never change. Still nothing more than the mirror image of their worthless public education system.
oh, maybe you are being too hard on them. Sometimes it is hard to have perspective if you are too close.
My advice to a young man would be to find the time to read the classics, even though you are impatient and busy. One classic imparts little. But a string of them will eventually cure your impatience and help you put the world and people into perspective.