Holocaust Essay

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The Holocaust means a lot to many people today, and to an equal number of people very little. It shows we are still a young civilization in knowledge for the way we treat each other, whether it be for race or religion.To some of us in society who are Jewish the Holocaust means the death of many of our people. It stands out as the most current opposing action against a religion, and to memory the worst to anyone. And from this comes the most notable phrase from the Jews, 'never again.' Meaning that they will never let themselves as a religion be tortured, and enslaved again, at least not if ...view middle of the document...

To the few people who deny the occurance of the Holocaust and rather call it the Hocsacaust. The Holocaust just means exactly what is in the dictionary, 'great or total destruction especially by fire.' And by no means is the genocide of European Jews, and other groups by the Nazi Germany during WWII.To me the Holocaust means the most current gigantic thing to happen to a group of people. In my opinion, not the last either. To those of you who say that there is no way this is going to happen again, I laugh at you. It is a fact that there is a religous war going on right now in the middle east, and has been going on for as long as people can remember. For those who say that what is going on in the middle east is not a genocide, I'll just say that you are right so far but I would call a nuclear bomb which is the hottest thing on the black market since the USSR fell a genocide tool. And finally for those who say that it won't happen to the Jews, the countries who are buying the nuclear weapons consist of mostly muslim populations who have an oath to anialate the Jews and take back there homeland (what they consider homeland is what almost every religion does) Isreal.The Holocaust has many meanings today, but the meaning could be different tomorrow. Because we never know when a 'sweet talker' like Hitler can talk ignorent people into killing their freinds.

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