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Banning Books and Banning

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Submitted by mariana (United States), Jun 5, 2007 at 14:02

Hey King: Do you really think banning Mein Kampf is a great idea [I'm stunned to hear that the Netherlands is banning books!]? or banning this idiotic Twit who ran for office advocating the Burka? Have we not yet learned that History repeats itself?

These people and ideas need exposure to the light of day, so they can be answered and debunked with reason and articulate criticism, point by point. [How on earth does someone run for office who cannot possibly be identified by the electorate by sight or voice? Have you taken to voting for "X" abstract concepts, and not human, citizen representatives? Have you no election laws?]

Books like Mein Kampf should be addressed in High Schools, with directed discussion and end results chronicled by good teachers, so that inexperienced young people understand that much of the time, racist, bigoted lunatics mean what they say, should be taken seriously and not just ignored or laughed off as wing-nuts. The lessons of WW II, amazingly, have obviously been lost in Europe, as I see rampant anti-Semitism, Holocaust Denial, burning Synagogues, assaults on Jews, and anti-Israel libels and propaganda as apparently acceptable ways of life and expression in Eurabia.

From the sound of the disgraceful nonsense coming out of Europe, one would have thought Herr Hitler had won.

mariana

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