Eugene Levich


Humans


The human race...
Hopeless!

People...

Ignorant
Superstitious
Credulous
Gullible
Irrational
Oblivious
Greedy
Vicious

Civilization...
A veneer
And thin...

Herein lies
The Origin
Of Antisemitism.

Submitted: Friday, August 01, 2014
Edited: Wednesday, August 06, 2014

Topic(s): human condition


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  • Freshman - 1,817 Points Bri Edwards (8/17/2014 1:17:00 PM)

    i just read (quite a bit of) this:

    HISTORY OF ANTI-SEMITISM

    [which starts with the following quote]:

    The Nazis did not discard the past, they built on it. They did not begin a development. They completed it.
    - Raul Hilberg, Holocaust historian


    [ i found the artlcle by clicking on this 'google' article] :

    history of anti-Semitism - The Southern Institute for...
    www.southerninstitute.info/holocaust_education/ds1.html
    In ancient times, the Jewish people established themselves as a distinct and separate people by their belief in one God (monotheism) and by their refusal to...
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    i think i stopped reading in the 13th century.
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    the poem did whet my appetite. yes, civilization has some weak spots which are vulnerable to erosion by the negative adjectives which describe (some) humans (or all humans some of the time?) , listed above in the poem.

    thanks for sharing. and jews are not the only victims, as you well know! : (
    bri :) (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 3,983 Points Sandra Feldman (8/4/2014 4:50:00 PM)

    Humans,
    Says it all,
    In space so small.

    The essential human flaws, all there

    100% Correct
    .
    Fenomenal work.

    Amazingly, great! ! ! (Report) Reply

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