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With my first step outside, into Auschwitz I, there was a smell. With all seriousness, there was a smell. I can’t even describe it now – it was leftovers, cement, heaviness, time.
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Part One: Can we learn from history? Perhaps the question is what can we learn from history? Or why don’t we learn from history?
What follows is the first of a three-part series, a result of my recent visit to Poland. In Part One, I grapple with visions of Auschwitz. 772 more words
http://traffic.libsyn.com/theaidanproject/The_Sleep_of_Reason.mp3In this edition of The Aidan Project, Aidan is joined on the line from Florida by acclaimed authors, husband-and-wife, Gerald and Trisha Posner. The Posners have an impeccable body of work behind them; this episode draws upon their work on the Holocaust, including the role of the Vatican in working with the Third Reich for financial gain. 162 more words