BURN ALL THE BOOKS!
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The German philosopher Arthur Schopenhauer wrote in his 1851 volume, Parerga and Parlipomena, of Omar's [c. 581 – 644. Second of the Mohammedan caliphs] burning of the library at Alexandria as follows:
Religions are the children of ignorance, and they do not long survive their mother. Omar understood that when he burned the library at Alexandria: his reason for doing so – that the knowledge contained in the books was either also contained in the Koran or was superfluous – is regarded as absurd, but is in fact very shrewd if taken cum grano salis: it signifies that if the sciences go beyond the Koran they are enemies of religion and consequently not to be tolerated. Christianity would be in much better shape today if Christian rulers had been as wise as Omar.
By now, however, it is a little late to burn all the books. Numerous revisionist scholars have commented that the Holocaust has become a modern religion. For example, Prof. Robert Faurisson said during the 1992 International Revisionist Conference:
The belief in the Holocaust is a religion. We have to fight against this religion, but I don't know how to fight a religion. Revisionists can look at demographic figures, historical documents, forensic evidence, etc., but there is no example in history of reason destroying a religion.
If we accept the thesis that the Holocaust has become a religion, we instantly see the parallel to Schopenhauer's tale of book burning. For the high priests of the Holocaust religion, it is already too late to burn all the books, still, like Omar, they are attempting just that.
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|Author(s):||Richard A. Widmann|
|Title:||BURN ALL THE BOOKS!|
|Sources:||Smith's Report, no. 32, May 1996, p. 6|
|First posted on CODOH:||Sept. 26, 2015, 3:53 a.m.|