we live in an age of cynicism where Hitler comes in handy - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • CB
    • 30.06.13 | 02:55 (IDT)

    To be cynical is to belittle everything. At this moment in time, there is nothing worse than innocence. Hitler stands not only for evil, but for the refutation of those who might opine on goodness, innocence or lack of a financial interest behind everything. For the cynic, Hitler's image is instant mockery concisely applied in the maximum dose, guaranteeing a knowing laugh of dismissal.

    from the article: How we got Hitler-ized: What the ubiquity of the Fuhrer says about our culture
    First published 13:28 28.06.13 | Last updated 13:28 28.06.13
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