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user-inactivated  ·  2530 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Elie Wiessel, the "Messenger of Mankind" died this weekend.

    Each generation must be judged independently for their actions

I understand what you're saying, but I don't think I could ever name a situation in which it was that cut and dry. Historical context just matters too much.