What if, instead of a Jew, a gentile atheist was arrested and thrown into a concentration camp? That’s exactly what happened in the book Scheisshaus Luck, Surviving the Unspeakable in Auschwitz and Dora by Pierre Berg with Brian Brock. This is Pierre’s actual story of enduring the Holocaust. When I looked at the cover, I … More What if an atheist wrote about the Holocaust?
I attended a Holocaust Remembrance event yesterday. We obviously need to remember what happened because we want to prevent it from ever happening again. Volumes have been written on the Holocaust; I would just like to concentrate on one piece of it today: Propaganda. It all starts with ideas. As the Nazis increased in power, … More Would you recognize Hitler if he moved in next door to you?
Last week, I posted about a movie I had seen which chronicles what happened to Anne Frank before and after she and her family were discovered hiding in the attic. This is the best movie that chronicles her life (that I have seen anyway), and it is called Anne Frank – The Whole Story (2001). … More Why am I still obsessed with Anne Frank?
I just finished watching this great movie from 2001, “Anne Frank – The Whole Story,” Starring Ben Kingsley as Anne’s Father, Otto Frank. This movie tells what happened before and after the diary. Just about every human on the planet is familiar with “The Diary of a Young Girl,” as it has sold over 30 … More So what really happened to Anne Frank?