Friday, October 30, 2009

On Why Gandhi Masks Are Appropriate For Halloween

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In his 1949 “Reflections on Gandhi,” George Orwell, regarding the late war, wrote that “one question every pacifist had a clear obligation to answer was: ‘What about the Jews? Are you prepared to see them exterminated? If not, how do you propose to save them
without resorting to war?’” Orwell recorded Gandhi’s answer, which was: German Jews should commit collective suicide.