International Holocaust Remembrance Day

For all of you poor imposed upon people who compare wearing a mask to being the equivalent of a Holocaust vicim, please read this post.

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“It happened, therefore it can happen again: this is the core of what we have to say.”
Primo Levi:“The Drowned and the Saved”

Today is International Holocaust Remembrance Day in commemoration of the victims of the Holocaust,
It was on 27 January1945, that Soviet soldiers liberated Auschwitz-Birkenau (Poland) , the largest Nazi concentration and extermination camp, freeing the survivors and revealing to the world the depth of the horrors perpetrated there.

At the beginning of 1945 Germany was being invaded and there were “insane transfers” from camp to camp: survivors of Majdanek were sent to Auschwitz, those of Buchenwald to Bergen-Belsen, the women of Ravensbruck towards Schwerin, everyone was being snatched away from liberation

Human memory is a marvelous but fallacious instrument. This is a threadbare truth known not only to psychologists but also to anyone who has paid attention to the behaviour of those who surround…

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