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  •  Good overview with a purpose... (5+ / 0-)
    Even 65 years after the end of the war, the Third Reich is still a point to reflect on. How could this happen? Why did this happen? What were the consequences? What do we have to do to prevent anything like that happen again, not only in Germany, but in general?
    And his conclusion:
    It's a serious term in Germany, and one wouldn't use it in everyday language just to make a joke or something like that.

    "Compassion is not weakness, and concern for the unfortunate is not socialism." Hubert H. Humphrey

    by nomandates on Wed May 22, 2013 at 08:36:22 PM PDT

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      "anti-Godwin's Law"? I do get tired of how way too many events are compared to the Holocaust or how such-and-such person is just like Hitler.

      I'm not sure I want to look into my family history, because I'm worried that some of my not too distant relatives on my mother's side might have been involved in some not so nice activities.  

      There's only one rule that I know of, babies -- goddammit, you've got to be kind. -- Kurt Vonnegut

      by Cali Scribe on Wed May 22, 2013 at 10:05:37 PM PDT

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