I am stuck on this theme for a bit. I am still in a state of shock. This writer expressed it more dispassionately than I can.
Everyone is posting Nazi stuff on Facebook. And the general feeling is one of shock and horror, as it should be.
How can this be, how could this happen, is what all the posts say.
It happens under our noses.
Many years ago I went to the Dachau Concentration Camp in Germany. A beyond chilling experience.
The Jews must have asked themselves the same question.
This is not possible, how did this happen?
More recently I was in Rwanda, at the Nyamata Church. Over twenty thousand people were killed in this church, bludgeoned and burned to death.
‘It could never happen here’ is what they too must have thought.
Before they were murdered.
I remember the Bosnian genocide . I watched it on fucking TV.
I remember the Rwandan genocide. Same thing, live television footage.
And since then there has been Sudan and Yemen and Syria and war and death…
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