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Commentary: Seeing evil and stopping it

We think we can identify hate in our midst and confront it, but at what point can we recognize evil when it represents a real danger to our existence? In 1920, the German Workers Party, before it appended the National Socialists to its name, issued a proclamation. Number four: “Only those who are our fellow countrymen can become citizens. Only those who have German blood, regardless of creed, can be our countrymen. Hence, no Jew can be a countryman.” Here we have a glimpse of pure evil in its most embryonic state. It was a group that reportedly numbered only ...
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