“What was Auschwitz?” “I don’t know…”
October 17, 2013 By
No rant here, just clear demonstration of our terrifying ignorance and disconnection from our recent past:
Questioner: What was the Holocaust?
American College Student: Um…I’m on the spot.
Questioner: Which country was Adolf Hitler the leader of?
American College Student: I think it’s Amsterdam?
Questioner: What was Auschwitz?
American College Student: I don’t know.
Watch it to the end. The woman makes her point, very well, and with no acrimony.
Read the rest here: http://www.patheos.com/blogs/theanchoress/2013/10/17/what-was-auschwitz-i-dont-know/