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  1. Mar 2022
  2. Jan 2022
  3. Oct 2021
    1. Literally everyone is just following orders from the machine.

      Fascist Architecture

      See Eichmann in Jerusalem: A Report on the Banality of Evil by Hannah Arendt.

      “It spells out so clearly that Nazi Germany’s worst atrocities and many atrocities the world over were not only the ideas of singular evil men. They were supported and enacted by systems, by groups of people who woke up in the morning and went to offices to work on it.”

      — Avery Trufelman, Nice Try! Podcast

  4. Sep 2021
  5. Feb 2018
    1. But the Allied campaign failed, and the Nazis punished the Netherlands by blocking food supplies, plunging much of the country into famine. By the time the Netherlands was liberated in May 1945, more than 20,000 people had died of starvation.
    2. “We found a 10 percent increase in mortality after 68 years,” said Dr. Lumey.

      What is the significance of this data? What questions do you have about the data to validate it? If you were asked to discuss these findings in a DBQ, what concerns would you have? What other information do you need to draw an informed conclusion?

  6. Jan 2018
    1. Burdekin was born in 1896 in Derbyshire, England. Her parents wouldn’t allow her go to Oxford, as her brothers had, so she married an Olympic rower, had two daughters, immigrated to Australia, started writing, left her husband, and then returned to England. The 1930s were her most fecund creative period, when she wrote 13 novels, six of which were published.

      Amazing that I've not heard of her. Need to learn more.