Karl tells Simon how terrible he feels. He explains to Simon that those Jews die quickly, they do not suffer like he does - though they are “not as guilty as [he is]” (Wiesenthal 52). Karl thinks that the pain of guilt is worse than the pain of death. Karl has always longed to die, but now, he is just not ready. He needs an answer to his confessions.
by the mean and unkind people in the world. While the families were in hiding, Anne, as well as everyone else, was upset by the fact that they had to hide from the Germans, they had to do this, because if they didn’t they would be sent to a concentration camp, and be put to their deaths. Anne was upset about this but she said “Were not the only people that have had to suffer.”(Frank,510) During the holocaust, many people were treated badly based on religion. It all happened because of the unkind people, Hitler, his followers, and the Germans. Peter says in anger “Look at us hiding for 2 years not being able to move.” (Frank, 510) The people that are hiding in the annex are only there because they don’t want to get sent to a concentration camp, or be put to their death.
He blamed the Jews that they did not fight for them, but it wasn’t true. It became a Nazi theme propaganda. Many of the German Jews fought the battle. The Germans were so humiliated and Hitler joined the He then joined the National Socialist workers party (Nazi party), which was for a group of young men. Germany had to get rid of their emperor.
This promotes the idea that other races should not be allowed to have so much power. Many of the things he does are things that no rational human would think of doing, and this trait can be seen in later Shakespearian tragedies, such as Shylock in The Merchant of Venice. Shylock is Jewish and ends up being a barbarous character who should not be trusted, showing that Shakespeare’s racism is not only attributed to Moors, but across the races. However, using Marxist criticism, it can be seen that these types of racist thoughts were not so uncommon in sixteenth century England. They were actually the common thought, especially as the slave trade was starting to really pick up at that time.
These people tried to appeal to god by committing different acts for the forgiveness of god. The Flagellants were very anti-Semitic, meaning that they did not like Jews. They were not the only people that were anti-Semitic because people all across medieval Europe had already believed that Jews were the cause of the black death. Many Jewish homes were born, drastically changing the life of many people. The pope disapproved of the flagellants and the flagellants disappeared after 1349(Edmond).
The film “Gentleman’s Agreement” portrays Jews as second class citizens during a time period in America where bigotry is prevalent and the harsh discrimination against Jews has lessened their own pride and dignity while no one stands up for them. A surprising theme illustrated throughout the film was how the Jews themselves had a lack of respect or pride for themselves, such as when Professor Fred Lieberman wondered, “why the Jews among them still go on calling themselves Jews”. This passage is one of many showing how the Jews in this film have been mentally beaten down through hatred and racism, leaving many with less pride and dignity. Another good example of this is when Phil tells his Jewish friend Dave Goldberg that he’s pretending to be a Jew for his paper and Dave responds “Why, you crazy fool!”. Dave couldn’t understand why someone would want to pretend to be a Jew and expresses concern as someone unfamiliar to this type of abuse won’t be able to handle it, telling Phil he’s taking in a lifetime full of hatred in a condensed eight weeks.
This time it felt a little different, many people greeted them with open arms and were congratulating them on their wins. However, President Roosevelt snubbed them and didn’t send out the most positive vibe. In Germany, many people began to realize who the true Adolf Hitler was and that the Aryan race was not superior. Hitler began to execute many Jews and started a horrific event that many people know as the Holocaust. The games frustrated and embarrassed Hitler enough that he took action in the worst possible way.
Though they probably do their best to be accurate, they can write whatever they want. Another downside of being privately owned is the Jewish Virtual Library simply does not have a research budget anywhere close to the USHMM. I also find the USHMM’s lower estimate to be more likely because the Witnesses often experienced better treatment in concentration camps than other persecuted groups. German Jehovah’s Witnesses were still considered ethnic Germans by many Nazi’s. This supposed superiority to other imprisoned groups meant the often received better treatment.
One of the biggest examples of this would be genocide against Jews. One of the main ideas of social Darwinism was that white Europeans were a superior race, when Hitler came into power, the idea that Aryan’s were the superior race and that German Jews, and Jews in Europe, were the cause of Germany’s misery. Laws like the Nuremberg laws of 1935 which prohibited Jews from attending universities, using public spaces, no longer having political and journalism titles. Many Jews were forced to adjust to these laws, many left their respectable jobs, they had to move, and they were branded. Many also were no longer citizens of the country they were born in.
Racial anti-Semitism and Religious anti-Semitism both greatly affected the Jews in different way because it lead to Jews being excluded from society and being hated by many. Religious anti-Semitism was based off of Medieval anti-Semitism which came to be because the Jews were blamed for the killing of Jesus because they did not accept him as their leader. This lead to persecution and exclusion of Jews from society by expulsions and confinement. In theory, if a jew was willing to give up Judaism as their religion and convert to Christianity, then they would be welcomed by the French and not seen any different. Meaning, they would no longer be persecuted or hated.
This was simply because they believed that this was punishment for the sinners who defied God, despite the Bible’s claims to care for the sick and the poor. This condemnation stemmed from “God 's judgment on homosexuals and IV drug abusers,” which provided relief, justification, and less energy, time and resources, than directly combatting AIDS and all of its atrocities (McCarthy 167). Not only was the church was shunning these ostracized individuals away, but housing, job, educational, medical, and organizational discrimination also increased and these institutional intersecting dynamics placed more stressful strains on this community that already experiences high rates of these sufferings. The church’s emphasis on “fragility of life, the meaning of death, the human need for intimacy, the centrality of sex in personhood, the consequences of human behavior, the choice of lifestyle, respect for the privacy and integrity of others, the power of food example and the support of community” are not seen as applicable when interacting with those living with AIDS because their ideas of how AIDS is contacted also do not align
All these brave people faced harsh punishments such as being hung, shot, or killed with poisonous gas. To conclude, concentration camps did horrible thing to people just because Hitler did see them as "desirable", Hitler thought that we should live in a world without Jews. So he sent them to concentration camps. They lived in harsh conditions. They went through harsh labor that killed most of the people.
There are many people with different views, backgrounds and heritage’s that need to be respected. We need to respect others and their things as well as they do ours. In the 1940’s, The Jewish people were treated very poorly for something they couldn’t even change. The Germans and Hitler wanted to create what they considered the “perfect race” . Most people did not show compassion towards the Jewish, and in turn allowed and witnessed such tragedies.
The nazi’s will most likely to be forgotten to this day even though it caused terrible destruction for the jews. The flaws to the american propagandas was the lack of women rights that they should of had. Yet it did encourage a lot of women when the caption on one of them said “We can do it”. I think that women need to be represented more often. The flaws for the nazi’s were the killing of the jews and the massive destruction.