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Tag Archives: Germany
Courtesy of FOX News: __________ The reality? An industrial economy can get a substantial portion of its energy from renewables. Germany, for example, gets over 20% of its electrical power from renewables. Over 20%. And that number is projected to rise … Continue reading
In thinking about what worldviews are broadly contending for the human future, it occurs to me that Germany, over the past 500 years, has basically passed through the three key ones: The religious civilizational vision. This is embodied today by contemporary fundamentalists … Continue reading
In Spiegel today, Christian Schwägerl takes after President Obama and America in their tag team foot dragging on climate change (rightfully so, I think): For most Americans, the world beyond the US’s borders is nothing more than an irritating nuisance. Hence arguments based … Continue reading
Richard Weikart, the historian and Discovery Institute ally who wrote From Darwin to Hitler: Evolutionary Ethics, Eugenics, and Racism in Germany (Palgrave Macmillan 2004), in a new book (coming out in two weeks) pushes forward with his thesis that “Darwinism” is … Continue reading
In the 1930s, Adolf Hitler sought, and received, support from many German Protestants and Catholics. At a Berlin rally, Hitler warmly greets a Roman Catholic Bishop, and is warmly greeted in return. Source: U.S. Holocaust Museum photo archive
Studio portrait, from 1922, of two-year-old Kurt Klein. In 1937, Kurt Klein’s parents sent him to live with relatives in Buffalo, New York. His parents, unable to immigrate, died at Auschwitz in 1942. According to the U.S. Holocaust Museum archives: Kurt was … Continue reading
So says Spiegel today: “There’s probably no God. Now stop worrying and enjoy your life.” The brightly colored ads were part of a provocative campaign on British buses. Spain reacted with its own string of atheist slogans, and now a … Continue reading
Bearing Witness to the Holocaust: Registration Certificate for a Girl Who Was Part of the Kindertransport to England, 1939
Source: U.S. Holocaust Museum archives 10,000 Jewish children—without their parents—were sent to England to escape the Nazis. In these kindertransports, imagine, if it is possible, the heart-wrenching moment of separation between each parent and each child. It is enough to … Continue reading
It’s carnival season in Germany, and Der Spiegal showed today this float depicting the pope shaking hands with the anti-Semite and Holocaust denier, Bishop Richard Williams. More carnival photos here.
In December of 2008, Der Spiegel quoted a historian on Romania and the Holocaust: “Once they had gotten a taste of the license which prevailed in the first days of the war (among the Germans),” writes Avigdor Shachan, a witness … Continue reading
According to Der Spiegel, Egypt is making a renewed attempt to get Germany to give the ancient bust of Nefertiti back: The Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation has possession of the bust and rejects any charge of cheating. The idea that … Continue reading
After WWII, in 1946, Rudolf Hoess, Commandant of Auschwitz, gave testimony at the Nuremburg Trials, and this is part of what he said: Another improvement we made over Treblinka was that we built our gas chambers to accommodate 2,000 people at one … Continue reading
My counterpart was born in 1925 in a city in Poland—I don’t like to see him born in a little village fifty miles from Kiev and have to fight so wildly just for access to books, I don’t want to … Continue reading
“Marble heavy, a bag full of God.” –Sylvia Plath, “Daddy”
“Hurrah, the butter is all gone!” I like the way this anti-Nazi poster saw through the facade of Hitler’s Germany—and located its driving energies in oral compulsion and cognitive dissonance.