Society

What influence is exercised on a society, when its children, from a very young age, are constantly bombarded with atrocity stories in books, documentaries and movies, depicting certain ethnic groups as diabolically evil perpetrators, and another as composed of innocent victims deserving all the compassion we can muster? Depicting history and the world in unrealistic black and white patterns must deform a society. Papers listed here address this issue.



For the Jews the [Holocaust] story has become an indispensable part of their religious heritage, very much like the plight Israel’s children had to endure in Egypt or the destruction of the second temple. For non-Jews as well, the Holocaust has gradually been transformed into a religious myth … Even …

'Disease' of 'Holocaust Teaching' ... I find something obscene and irrelevant about the widespread concern in Jewish and friendly Christian educational circles with "Teaching the Holocaust." There is no need to teach the Holocaust; humanity already knows only too well how to do it. One of the most ghoulish "Teaching …

Jürgen Graf, born in 1951, is a Swiss educator who makes his home near Basel. In March 1993, following the publication of his 112-page book, Der Holocaust auf dem Prüfstand ("The Holocaust on the Test Stand"), he was summarily dismissed from his post as a secondary school teacher of Latin …

How is it "hate" to suggest there is evidence that millions of people were not murdered?—Kurt Bechle, United States I am shocked that in what I always thought to be "liberal" and "open-minded" Europe, anyone could be convicted for voicing an opinion regarding history.—Dominique Amarante, United States The word Holocaust …

If one breaks The Communist Manifesto of Karl Marx and Frederick Engels down according to its own internal logical flow, one finds two distinct blocks to the pamphlet, each consisting of two chapters, the second block shorter than the first. The first block of two chapters consists of general philosophizing …

tarassei tonz anqrwponz on ta pragmata alla ta peri twn praymatwv dogmata. It is not facts that confuse people, But their interpretation. (Epiktet, Ench., Chapter 5) Revisionists have produced considerable scientific achievements during the last decades; however, what is still missing is a general overview of these opinions and the …

The young prince Harry showed up at a party this week wearing a sand-colored shirt reminiscent of "Desert Fox" Erwin Rommel (Hitler's favorite general) – with a Nazi Wehrmacht emblem on the collar, and a Nazi armband with swastika. What was he thinking? He probably wasn't thinking. The boy just …

The following letter was written to the editor of the Asbury Park Press on August 20, 1991. As an answer to the question posed in the above title, it would be difficult to better. A 14-line single-column item inserted inconspicuously into an inside page of your July 7, 1991 issue …

"Holocaust" is a Newspeak word whose exact definition exists, in the society of the spectacle, as a bundleof images. It is recognized on the visceral rather than the rational plane by its targeted audience. It does not exist in the public mind as a specific event, but as a command …

Click to enlarge Children told to attack Germans By Paul Peachey TO THE German school party stoned and accused of Nazism during a visit to Britain, the promise of a "warm and friendly" Cornish welcome rang a little hollow. Their trip to one of the county's best knovm landmarks, St …

The Teheran Holocaust Conference caused quite a storm in the world media. One might ask: what's so special about that? There are so many holocaust events and holocaust museums and holocaust festivals, sometimes attracting presidents and prime ministers galore, so why did the Teheran (or Tehran) conference draw so much …

Webster's Dictionary defines the word "anthology" as: "collection of poems, stories, etc." The book Anthology on Armed Jewish Resistance 1939-1945 (1986 Second Revised Edition) by Isaac Kowalski, (ISBN 0-9613219-0-3) is made up of stories of valor, various claims and charges, some anonymous, most fantastic. Nothing in this 650 page book …

Michael Howard, the recently enthroned leader of all the Tories in Great Britain, and the leading candidate to replace Tony Blair as the leader of all the British people, is demanding that young Prince Harry apologize fully, and even fulsomely, to everyone everywhere for wearing a German military costume to …

Introduction It is important for understanding political and religious phenomena to realize that abnormal behavior is transmittable. At the turn of the 19th to the 20th century, the German neurologist Kraepelin described a condition which he called "induced insanity".[1] Thereby a psychotic person, called the Inductor, can cause a …

For many years now, revisionist books and journal articles accumulate, which due to their scientific depth, their sheer irrefutable evidence and rigorous argumentation should have been in a position to cause a historiographic revolution all by themselves. But nothing happens. The silencing spiral, together with the increased worldwide range of …

The Holocaust in American Life by Peter Novick. Boston, New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1999. Hardcover. 373 pages. $27.00. Index, source references. The Holocaust Industry: Reflections on the Exploitation of Jewish Suffering by Norman Finkelstein. London, New York: Verso, 2000. Hardcover. 150 pages. Index. Samuel Crowell is the pen name of …

Even PBS's Linda Ellerbee seems a little sheepish about the question, "Why another Holocaust documentary?" She should be. Another mixing of "re-creations" with historical footage will provide American and British viewers with a step-by-step approach to the planning and execution of a "final solution," that, in the event, didn't happen. …

Robert Higgs is research director for the Independent Institute in Oakland, California, the author of Crisis and Leviathan, and the editor of Arms, Politics, and the Economy. This essay is reprinted from the May 1995 issue of Freedom Daily, published monthly by the Future of Freedom Foundation (FFF), 11350 Random …

No country, with the possible exception of the United States, has been so massively subjected to “Holocaustomania” as Germany. The campaign includes mandatory “Holocaust education” in schools, extensive treatment on television and in newspapers and magazines, “Holocaust”-theme motion pictures, and formal government ceremonies and solemn pronouncements by public figures. But …

Gottfried Wagner, Twilight of the Wagners, Picador, New York 1997, 310 pages, hardcover, $15.- Richard Wagner (1813-1883) was – and still is – "the Great One" in the history of opera. Certainly a debatable opinion, but with Wagner societies worldwide and with the Bayreuth Festspielhaus in northern Bavaria as his …

President Bill Clinton and other major political figures are expected to attend the formal dedication ceremony of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum on April 22 in Washington, DC. Journalists and television crews from across the United States and many foreign countries will also be present at the ceremony, which …

A libel suit filed by the British historian David Irving against the American Jewish religious instructor Deborah Lipstadt is playing itself out in a London courtroom. The worldwide attention given the trial, which Lipstadt's defense attorneys have attempted to exploit, is not due to the nature of the libels alleged. …

Born Guilty: Children of Nazi Families, by Peter Sichrovsky. Translated by Jean Steinberg. New York: Basic Books, 1988. Hardcover. 178 pages. $17.95. ISBN 0-465-00742-2. This book would be more offensive if it were less disgusting. As it is, reading Born Guilty is somewhat akin to finding dog droppings on the …

Germany is not the country it once was. On the positive side, Germans today are more prosperous and have more free time than ever. For some years now, the Bonn republic has led the world in non-working time. But today’s Germans also differ from their grandparents and great-grandparents in other, …

Late in November 1944, midway during what the bible of the publishing industry, Publishers Weekly, prominently promoted as "Jewish Book Month" (10 November-10 December), Columbia University Press was credited with quietly releasing, without prestigious fanfare, a large (712pp) volume titled Axis Rule in Occupied Europe: Laws of Occupation, Analysis of …

Between 1996 and 2000, “span-the-gap” articles by various authors have appeared in small German periodicals.[1] These articles attempt to build a bridge between the camp of Holocaust researchers who are objective and reality-oriented in their approach, and the more orthodox researchers who are subjective and perception-oriented. The authors have …

The American public overwhelmingly accepts the basic tenets of the Holocaust. It is nearly incomprehensible to most people that there are some who are willing risk their life and liberty to revise or even deny the main pillars of the Holocaust story – the Six Million, the Hitler-ordered extermination of …

The Holocaust in American Life, by Peter Novick, Mariner Books, New York, 1999, 373 pp. Sometime very late in the Twentieth Century, Jewish Historian Peter Novick chose to write a book whose title very aptly described its subject, The Holocaust in American Life. Clearly, based on a reading of the …

Bending elbows to celebrate 50 outrageously successful years of Auschwitz propaganda. I had hoped, I had planned, to help celebrate these momentous days and weeks of the 50th anniversary of the liberation of the German concentration camps by the Allied armies at the close of WW II. We fully expected …

A team of government ministers and Jewish community leaders recommended in October that the British government designate a national "Holocaust Remembrance Day" to be celebrated on the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz concentration camp. The purpose of such a memorial — it said — would be to prevent such …

In Berlin the other day the Berlin chapter of B'nai B'rith bestowed the Raoul Wallenberg award on Paul Parks, 77, a Boston civil rights leader who has long been active in Massachusetts politics. The occasion of Parks' honor stems from his claim that he liberated the concentration camp at Dachau, …

The ADL trained their sites on another Holocaust outrage, claiming that a proposed New York art exhibit would trivialize the Holocaust. The offender this time is a German artist who planned to set up an exhibit at the Whitney Art Museum in New York featuring a room bedecked with red …

Smith asked Brutto: "I wonder when widespread belief becomes a mass delusion?" I think it's all of a piece. This is MPI (mass psychogenic illness) or mass delusion, because it causes physical illness. Holocaust claims are a little bit different. But they are the same; because they both point to …

Hardly a day goes by without someone apologizing for something they said or did or someone else demanding that someone issue such an apology. Political correctness has been stepped up to a McCarthy-like level with the "guilty" parties finding themselves ostracized, boycotted, persecuted, and in some once-democratic countries of Europe, …

In Greenpoint, N.Y., on June 7, 1996, Zbigniew Romaniuk was the main speaker in a forum addressing issues raised by the PBS production of Shtetl. Very interesting facts were brought to light about the production. Within the discussion there was also presented an historical overview of Jewish anti-Polonism, but that …

March 14, 2001 Folk stories about vampires provide readers with various remedies to the calamity of a ghoulish attack. A fistful of graveyard dirt is favoured, garlic is beneficial, and the cross is most efficient. But these remedies don't always work. In Roman Polanski's hilarious horror comedy, "The Fearless Vampire …

The religion OF “the Holocaust” is a secular one: it belongs to the lay world; it is profane; in actuality, it has at its disposal the secular arm, that is a temporal authority with dreaded power. It has its dogma, its commandments, its decrees, its prophets and its high priests. …