Bad Things Happen When Good People Do Nothing

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Bad Things Happen When Good People Do Nothing
“Jew is only the name we give to that stranger . . . the man whose death leaves you relieved that you are not him. And that is why there is nothing and will be nothing – until you face your own complicity with this. . . your own humanity.” - Arthur Miller 1966 (Friedman 235)
Humanity is defined as “the quality or state of being humane,” “the quality or state of being human” or “the human race: the totality of human beings” (Merrium-Webster Dictionary). Unfortunately one of the ‘qualities’ that has marked humanity is far from ‘humane’ and that is the all too often willingness of humans to murder others, sometimes on a large scale.
When this murder includes a “one-sided mass killing in which a...
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