The Holocaust: The Devaluing Of Human Life



The German Holocaust is a vivid part of American history. People
try to deny that the Holocaust ever happened, but in all reality there is
more proof then not of what has happened in Germany. The Holocaust is a
simple example of the devaluing of human life. The question is could a
Holocaust of this magnitude happen today? I feel that this could happen
and I can see it happening in our society today.
To express my point on how this is happening today I would like to
use the movie Schindler's List and events that have been in the news lately.

In the movie Schindler's List, the devaluing of human life is so
tremendous that people want to forget that the Holocaust has ever happened.
In ...

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that the Jewish
people had no choice in the matter they had to go with the Soldiers or be
killed. And because they Nazis took everything that they were looking
forward away.
Another place that the Nazi Soldiers devalued the Jewish people's
lives is when they senselessly executed millions of Jewish people with out
any reason. First they killed the people that could no longer perform the
work that the soldiers have given them. These were generally the elderly
and the sick Jewish people. By committing this violent act the Nazi
Soldiers devalued the Jewish people's lives. The soldiers took something,
lives, that were not theirs and killed these innocent people.
The Nazi also killed innocent children. They took away the dreams
that they had. They saw the Jewish children as well as the Jewish adults,
as people that were capable of spreading a disease that Hitler created in
his own mind as a threat. But the Germans did not want anyone else that
was Jewish allowed to carry on with ...

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