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” When a would-be rapist attacked uni student Pradnya Mandhare at a crowded Mumbai train station at two-thirty in the afternoon, nobody came to her aid.
Since I did not get around to writing a post that lives up to the anniversary I will substitute Wren's because I don't think I could have written it any better. It is very easy to demonise Germans for the Shoah and comfort ourselves with the idea that "it" can never happen again; it is a lot harder to start thinking about the idea that the Shoah did not exactly happen in a vacuum. As a nice lady in Yad vaShem once told me: This is not about finding more people to blame, after 70 years we should really be moving past blame. It is about understanding why it happened so it will not happen again.