[Marxism] Ira Chernus - Holocaust Still a Political Football
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Sat Sep 5 11:25:53 MDT 2009
> Ira Chernus, Truthout: "Matthew Rothschild and I both thought of Edward
> Said when we read about two Hamas members of the Palestinian Legislative
> Council insisting that Gaza's schools should not teach the history of the
> Nazi Holocaust. Cleric Yunis al-Astal said this would be 'marketing a lie'
> and a 'war crime.' Jamila al-Shanti commented, "'Talk about the Holocaust
> and the execution of the Jews contradicts and is against our culture, our
> principles, our traditions, values, heritage, and religion.'"
> All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it
> is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident." *Arthur
> Schopenhauer* (1788-1860)
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