Saturday, October 29, 2016

Daily Dose

From The Wages of Guilt: Memories of War in Germany and Japan, by Ian Buruma


"When the court of law is used for history lessons, then the risk of show trials cannot be far off.  It may be that show trials can be good politics  -- though I have my doubts about this too.  But good politics don't necessarily serve the truth."

From Part Three, History on Trial: Stuttgart

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