Presbyterian Publishing Corporation, 2001 - 354 páginas
More than half a century after Nazi Germany's genocidal assault on the Jewish people, the Holocaust grips our attention as never before, raising hotly-debated questions: how is the Holocaust best remembered? What are its lessons? Who gets to answer those questions? Who owns the Holocaust? These questions provoke disagreements that can be cutthroat or constructive. Taking its point of departure from the controversy that swirled around the author's aborted appointment as director of the Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies, Holocaust Politics shows how contemporary attitudes and priorities compete to determine that all-important difference.
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that two things or more can be examined for similarity and difference , this second
meaning likens two things or more . This meaning of comparison tends to
emphasize similarity more than difference , at least with respect to the features
that are ...
Wiesel often suggests that one of the things we need to learn is how to use
memory against itself , how to turn memory away from bitterness , revenge , hate ,
despair , and silence and toward testimony that finds ways to affirm life . In saying
questions ” — is to resist that temptation , especially when it aims to settle things
that ought to remain unsettled and unsettling . 36 For if answers aim to settle
things , their ironic , even tragic , outcome is that they too often produce injustice
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