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Believe it or not, it IS possible to have this discussion without hate speech. I believe our membership is capable of that.
This is pretty basic history-textbook stuff, its astonishing to see that it's already widely forgotten after only two Generations.
Originally posted by phishyblankwaters
what's astonishing to me is the lengths people are willing to go to avoid any discussion of any deaths in ww2 that weren't jews. no one is belittling the holocaust, merely putting it into perspective.
The truth doesn't fear investigation, keep that in mind.
Originally posted by DerekJR321
I only learned of the huge number of "other" deaths on my own, outside of school. In school we were only taught about the Holocaust. I graduated high school in 1995. So this information about the Russian deaths was certainly known by then. It's either a case of schools using old textbooks, or the textbooks and curriculum not being updated.
There are also many many MANY other holocausts and genocides around the world through out history. Yet we don't learn about those either? Why is that? I'm honestly curious. Why is the holocaust so important yet others not so much? Why are there no museums regarding the millions of Russian deaths?
I'm sure I'll be called an anti-Semite for asking these questions. And that's fine. Sticks and stones. I'm generally curious though. I have my own opinions why but I'll keep them to myself so as to learn of others opinions.