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Patriotism And Skepticism


Last updated 5/31/2017 at 7:35pm

When I was in Germany a few years ago I chanced upon a pretty city park which was typically German, neat and clean with lovely flowers. The main feature of the park was a monument, and when I got close I saw that it was dedicated to soldiers who had died in the second world war.

Should the city tear that memorial down? Those soldiers died in a cause that history has judged, rightly, to have been evil. And does this monument celebrate Nazism and the Holocaust? Maybe for some. But men do not give their lives for a cause they know to be evil. Those German soldiers thought they were fight...

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