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Could an event like the Holocaust happen now?
The Holocaust was a horrible and tragic event. The sad thing is that it is still happening today. In the country of Rwanda, the mass killings of a certain group of people happened as recently as 1994. The United States and U.N turned its back on it. The other similar event happened in Iraq when Saddam Hussein used weapons of mass destruction to try to extinguish Sunni Muslims. Somewhere around the world, everyday is exactly the same thing occurring, always some groups trying to wipe their opposition from the face of the Earth.
Events that are similar to Holocaust will happen again. It will happen because certain people were singled out through propaganda and lies. It never occurred to people what the result of dehumanizing others would be. The Jews were using the media and politics in an attempt to stop Hitler, it didn’t work. Think of the political division and hate of today (Holocaust: Chronicles). The places that have already experienced it are Germany, Cambodia, Laos, Rwanda, Bosnia, Herzegovina, Chad, and now Darfur. There are many mini-Holocausts going on now.
The question is not, can the Holocaust happen again? The question is; when will the next Holocaust starts and is likely to be part of the political solution to massive over population? Will it be engineered by military nations which the world has little defense against, or are we already well advanced in a plot to create the next plausible reason for wholesale slaughter? Will the next holocaust be consequent result of ideological megalomaniac, like Adolf Hitler? Thus, the end justified the means; no other solutions were possible. This is the future, we cannot avoid the facts. For unlike its past and present, the future of Holocaust depends on decisions yet to be made and which will be based on the views of everyone who wants to act on them. As...