Do we really want to be like 1930s Germany, lulled into obliviousness and denial?

Still, there may be a nugget of something to ponder in a statement he made attempting to explain things at the Vatican. In a statement to the weekly pilgrimage audience in the Vatican, in which he attempted to make amends to the Jewish population of the earth, he said: “May the Shoah be a warning to everyone against oblivion, denials or reductionism.” (Shoah is Hebrew for Holocaust.) Those three activities—obliviousness, denial and reductionism—might well account for the egregious harm done to this nation by the Bush administration.

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