Museums of (In)Tolerance: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

martin luther, who lived in the 15th and 16th centuries, took issue with the catholic church’s practice of indulgences. an indulgence was essentially a monetary penalty intended to absolve one of past sins: payoffs for bad conduct. this same martin luther, centuries before the ww ii holocaust, made history as a virulent anti-semite. this soContinue reading “Museums of (In)Tolerance: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

The Unhealthy Obsession With Anne Frank: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

Emperor Meiji:Tell me how he died. Algren:I will tell you how he lived. last samurai quotes.net i asked a friend, if you had to choose between two people to admire, “which one would you choose?” her choices were as follows: (1) a young german-dutch woman who was a talented writer. she, along with her family,Continue reading “The Unhealthy Obsession With Anne Frank: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

The Asian “Massacre The Jews Game” Is Now Academic at the UCLA Department of Asian American Studies: A Ten Commandments’ Story

the guardian reported that “preparations for the opening ceremony of the tokyo olympics have been thrown into further turmoil after the show’s director was sacked over a joke about the holocaust he made in the late 1990s. kentaro kobayashi, a popular entertainer, was dismissed after a video clip resurfaced online of a skit in which he joked aboutContinue reading “The Asian “Massacre The Jews Game” Is Now Academic at the UCLA Department of Asian American Studies: A Ten Commandments’ Story”