Holocaust: can it happen again?:

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126 Carciofus3rd Jan 2012 08:53:42 AM from Alpha Tucanae I
Is that cake frosting?
It IS happening.

So yeah, it can happen.
But they seem to know where they are going, the ones who walk away from Omelas.

NCC - 1701
I'd like to think it can't happen again in the developed world.
It was an honor
128 johnnyfog3rd Jan 2012 10:23:42 AM from the Zocalo , Relationship Status: They can't hide forever. We've got satellites.
Well, that's malleable. Developed nations come with an expiration date.
I'm a skeptical squirrel
Um no it doesn't. Do you know what the Great Purge even was? It refers to a specific period in March 1936 to Januray 1939. Which is the period when Stalin came in to power and used the purges to solidfy his power.

I misread your post. Since the Great Purge wasn't capitalized in your previous post, I'd assumed you were calling the entirety of the democide a purge a la the comments regarding Pol Pot. Anyway, I too think it's beside to point to argue whether anything can mirror the Holocaust in its efficacy, when the thread is clearly about organized genocide.
You are a blowfish.
130 Gabrael3rd Jan 2012 08:05:19 PM from My musings , Relationship Status: Is that a kind of food?
So what they did in Rwanda wasn't organized genocide?

Just because they didn't have clean uniforms or professional gas didn't stop both sides of the Sri Lankan Civil war from total annihilation of whole villages into mass graves.

Let's not even begin with the systematic sweeps in Syria.

Somalia alone is it's own horror story.
"It will be glorious." - Aszur
I didn't say that. In fact, I've been arguing for exactly the opposite since the beginning of this thread.
You are a blowfish.
Considering the fact that most Americans I know are decent folks, yet don't really blink when they read about all the brown people we've killed in our senseless wars, yes, yes the same human weaknesses that caused the holocaust are still alive and well.
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