Political correctness = a little something missing

Ralphmp

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Dan

I cannot speak for the US but I have never heard of anything even remotely suggested, never mind being enacted in Europe, it would never happen. I think you are overthinking the original topic of this thread. I could come up with some witty put down but I think this thread has more than run its course and hopefully a Moderator will lock it.

David
David

Our posts overlapped - agree with your point and wouldn't have posted if I had seen it before I hit Post Reply.

Sorry.

Phil
 
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Having visited Auschwitz myself in my early 20s even having no relatives or anyone I knew involved and having seen film of the relief of the camps by the Allies, nothing can prepare you for what is there, even if you know little or nothing about the background. Enormous piles of human hair in one display cut off the inmates on entering the camp, piles of gold spectacle frames and gold teeth in another taken from inmates, yet another of attache cases and suitcases, neatly labelled with the name and address of the owner who had been told that they were being taken to a work camp or somewhere safe....
 
Rhinochugger

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Having visited Auschwitz myself in my early 20s even having no relatives or anyone I knew involved and having seen film of the relief of the camps by the Allies, nothing can prepare you for what is there, even if you know little or nothing about the background. Enormous piles of human hair in one display cut off the inmates on entering the camp, piles of gold spectacle frames and gold teeth in another taken from inmates, yet another of attache cases and suitcases, neatly labelled with the name and address of the owner who had been told that they were being taken to a work camp or somewhere safe....
Man's inhumanity to man ................. :lipssealed::lipssealed::lipssealed::lipssealed::lipssealed:
 
John Solimine

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Brer Rabbit and the tar baby,... Fictional ex-slave, Uncle Remus (now banned in some PC circles) warned us in folktales when to mind our own business and just walk on by. But no, I just had to touch the Tar (AKA the "like" button) Baby. Since I did, I have two comments to ad.

I object to either exaggerating or sanitizing history.

I support freedom and civility
 
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Hutch

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I do not have an issue with displaying these symbols on historically accurate models of the period, they were a fact of life. If we attempt to suppress this are we doing exactly what most moderate people accuse Holocaust Deniers and extreme Right Wing advocates off, and that is attempting to re-write history. Are we in danger of sanitising WWII for present and future generations so they fail to grasp the true horror of it. We are supposed to collectively have learned a lesson from WWII so that the tragedy will never be repeated, by suppressing details of it are we in danger of forgetting. There is a difference between depicting symbols and promoting them.

David
And in the Unites States "South" (Dixie), statues of Local Civil War heroes, Confederate flags, and even canon are being removed from public view. If we don't recall the past, and our inhumanities to our brothers and cousins, how will we prevent it in the future. And NO, my predecessors weren't in the U.S. when that disaster occurred. Next statues of Elvis will be taken down because of his lascivious hip movements.

---Hutch