Tag Archives: World War II

Should we tolerate the intolerant, the racist, or the violent?

Humans are social animals and it’s our natural instinct to be emphatic with others. It’s natural for us to bond by kinship. Unfortunately the same tribal instinct hampers our ability to recognize the essential and vital global brotherhood of man. We cling to nationality, religion, and many artificial walls we build around us that compromise our chances for long term survival . Continue reading

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Exodus is a 1960 epic war film made by Alpha and Carlyle Productions and distributed by United Artists. Produced and directed byOtto Preminger, the film was based on the 1958 novel Exodus, by Leon Uris. The screenplay was written by … Continue reading

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George Takei

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Teasing WW III

Canada considers European troop commitment as CSIS warns Russia is ‘mobilizing for war’ Putin ‘is modernizing conventional military capability on a large scale’ By Murray Brewster, CBC News Posted: Jun 14, 2016 6:38 PM ET Last Updated: Jun 14, 2016 10:40 … Continue reading

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Obama mourns dead in Hiroshima, calls for world without nuclear arms HIROSHIMA, JAPAN | BY MINAMI FUNAKOSHI AND MATT SPETALNICK World | Fri May 27, 2016 3:06pm EDT Barack Obama on Friday became the first incumbent U.S. president to visit … Continue reading

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Prisoners of War Betrayed

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Private Snafu

Published on Jan 9, 2014 Commissioned by the military during World War II, this collection of propaganda cartoons has not been seen in over fifty years. Created by the famed animators at Warner Bros. from 1943-1946 and voiced by the … Continue reading

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C. G. Jung – Essay on Wotan [w. Nietzsche]

Essay on Wotan By Dr Carl Gustav Jung [First published as WOTAN, Neue Schweizer Rundschau (Zurich). n.s., III (March, 1936), 657-69. Republished in AUFSATZE ZURZEITGESCHICHTE (Zurich, 1946), 1-23. Trans. by Barbara Hannah in ESSAYS ON CONTEMPORARY EVENTS (London, 1947), 1-16; this … Continue reading

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The Nuremberg Trials By Doug Linder  (c) 2000 What is shocking about Nuremberg is the ordinariness of the defendants: men who may be good fathers, kind to animals, even unassuming–yet who committed unspeakable crimes. Years later, reporting on the trial … Continue reading

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Nicholas Winton who in 1939, at the outbreak of World War II, organized a rescue operation that saved the lives of 669 children.

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