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Not Praying in Auschwitz

“Like Amery, I too entered the lager as a nonbeliever, and as a nonbeliever I was liberated and have lived to this day. Actually, the experience in the lager with its frightful iniquity confirmed me in my non-belief. 342 more words

History

Where is Auschwitz?

Today, on Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day, I will be silent and share instead the words of Primo Levi:

Auschwitz is outside of us, but it is all around us, in the air.

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Anti-Semitism

Kim Longinotto gives voice to Chicago's voiceless with 'Dreamcatcher'

Kim Longinotto is one of the most renowned filmmakers in the world. Known for making observational documentaries that reveal untold stories of women’s daily lives and highlight female victims of oppression or discrimination in all corners of the globe, the 63-year-old British director made her latest film, “Dreamcatcher,” in Chicago.   1,587 more words

NEWS

Between the ham and the evil

L’azote est un des principes les plus abondamment répandus dans la nature. Combiné avec le calorique, il forme le gaz azote ou la mofette, qui entre environ pour les deux tiers dans le poids de l’air de l’atmosphère. 3,671 more words

Posts In English

Ten Books that Formed Me

The reason to read Blake and Dickinson and Freud and Dickens is not to become more cultivated or more articulate… The best reason to read them is to see if they may know you better than you know yourself.

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Literature

the writing that doesn't quite fit

one should never limits or rules on creative writing. those who do generally obey political taboos or atavistic fears….

primo levi – on obscure writing… 1,060 more words

Ephemera