Thursday, October 24, 2019

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Outbreaks of hostility against minorities are almost always rooted both in ideas - what the majority thinks about the minority - and circumstances: the ways in which or the terms on which the two groups are interacting at a particular time. In order to explain why the Jews became objects of murderous intentions in the twentieth century, one has to look at both sorts of roots.

- From Why? Explaining the Holocaust by Peter Hayes

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