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Lessons for Holocaust Day

Colleen63 Wrote: Apr 09, 2013 10:30 AM
he mentions them in #1. the whole article is indicating that the entire world could learn from the Jewish observance of Holocaust Day, especially in light of all the other millions that were murdered by crazed ideological leaders (in China, USSR, countries in Africa, etc.).
Yesterday, Jews around the world observed Holocaust Day. This day ought to be universally observed because the lessons of the Holocaust are universal. Here are some of them:

1. People are not basically good

At any time in history, the belief that people are basically good was irrational and naive. To believe it after the Holocaust -- and after the Communist genocides in China, Korea, Cambodia, and the Soviet Union, the Turkish slaughter of the Armenians, and the mass murders in Rwanda, the Congo, Tibet and elsewhere -- is beyond irrational and naive. It is stupid and dangerous, and therefore inexcusable.

2. The Jews...

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