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Holocaust Remembrance Day

I was chatting with my dear friend Ryan Neugebauer about "Holocaust Remembrance Day," which will be marked on January 27, 2020. In echoing the sentiment, "Never forget," I said in part:

"[T]here comes a point at which one must at least pause long enough to contemplate those grim films of bulldozers pushing thousands upon thousands, nay, millions, of skeletal-like nameless corpses into massive pits.
That is what should never be forgotten, regardless of whatever other lessons can be drawn from this particular day. We are marking the 75th anniversary, with each passing month, of the various monuments to statist horrors on a massive scale, just from World War II alone.
The state in all its forms---fascist, socialist, "liberal-democratic"---has been singularly responsible for hundreds of millions of deaths. The Third Reich's final solution stands alongside the Soviet gulags and the Maoist "cultural revolution" in the post-war period, not to mention the U.S. dropping of atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. They are all reminders of how the human race, armed with modern forms of technology in the hands of legitimized institutions of coercion, can ultimately wipe itself out."