Recall the horror in various ways
Posted: 19 Jan 2011 @ 00:00
It is useful to have two dates to remember the Holocaust, says Jonathan Wittenberg
WHEN should we remember? To a person whose life has been affected by genocide, the question lacks sense. Such events have so profound an impact upon the consciousness that it cannot be circumscribed within specific memories to be drawn upon on particular, chosen dates.
Acts of genocide alter the way the world is experienced every day. Perhaps they should have this effect on the rest of us as well: how can it be the same after the Nazi Holocaust, or Cambodia, or ...
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