Breaking the Succession of Evil

  • Franklin H. Littell


We are met in the name of Memory. Yet for many reasons the ‘dialogue with the past’ is difficult to sustain. In speaking of a massive traumatic event, both the victims and the perpetrators are driven to suppress recollection — the victims in order to get on with life, the perpetrators to deny their full measure of guilt. In both groups there is a noteworthy psychological drive to thrust the event into the storeroom of forgetfulness, to lose and bolt the door.


Early Warning System Civil Religion Genocide Convention Legitimate Government Jewish Experience 
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