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ret5hd Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-28-10 10:06 PM
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5. What is your rationale for destroying the photos?
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  -Conundrum. This actually happened to my brother. He knew a girl who happened applegrove  Jul-28-10 10:02 PM   #0 
  - Make sure they get to a historical society. Hitler and his shit is one  jwirr   Jul-28-10 10:04 PM   #1 
  - Preserve history  NBachers   Jul-28-10 10:04 PM   #2 
  - Sweet bippy, I would totally hand them over to a museum. I can't see how anything else would even  Brickbat   Jul-28-10 10:05 PM   #3 
  - Auction them for a lot of money.  Webster Green   Jul-28-10 10:05 PM   #4 
  - +100.235  cherokeeprogressive   Jul-28-10 10:08 PM   #10 
  - I would never wish to exploit that part of history  hyphenate   Jul-28-10 10:57 PM   #22 
  - Thank you.  Naturyl   Jul-28-10 11:17 PM   #28 
  - Someone Is Going To, Whether You Want It To Happen Or Not  NashVegas   Jul-29-10 12:18 PM   #68 
  - Does that really matter?  hyphenate   Jul-29-10 04:34 PM   #77 
  - Ah jeez.  Webster Green   Jul-29-10 08:15 PM   #93 
  - Yup!  JVS   Jul-29-10 12:09 PM   #67 
  - What is your rationale for destroying the photos?  ret5hd   Jul-28-10 10:06 PM   #5 
  - Hitler was a monster and he doesn't deserve any more attention than he already has.  applegrove   Jul-28-10 10:15 PM   #15 
     - Your line of thinking has a lot of similarities  Riftaxe   Jul-28-10 10:28 PM   #17 
     - Bhuddah was a good egg. Hitler wasn't. That is the big difference.  applegrove   Jul-28-10 11:27 PM   #30 
     - So we should destroy artifacts of Hitler, Stalin, Pol Pot, etc.? "Good Egg History"?  WinkyDink   Jul-29-10 08:07 AM   #45 
        - I know  LostinVA   Jul-29-10 11:59 AM   #58 
        - I am assuming these are propaganda photographs and not important documentation.  applegrove   Jul-29-10 07:06 PM   #89 
     - Burning photos of Hitler=blowing up Buddhas? wtf? No.  uppityperson   Jul-29-10 12:41 AM   #35 
        - Perspective.  Javaman   Jul-29-10 08:34 AM   #49 
     - Covering up history never ends well.  proteus_lives   Jul-29-10 12:46 AM   #38 
     - The concept you are sorely missing is "HISTORY." And present-tense does not apply to Hitler.  WinkyDink   Jul-29-10 08:02 AM   #43 
     - Hey, have you heard the news? Hitler's dead.  HiFructosePronSyrup   Jul-29-10 05:22 PM   #81 
  - Historical significance. They should be placed in an archival institution  havocmom   Jul-28-10 10:06 PM   #6 
  - Burn them!  City of Mills   Jul-28-10 10:07 PM   #7 
  - They would not -- wtf?  LostinVA   Jul-29-10 11:59 AM   #59 
  - No, despite personal feelings those are historical documents  DJ13   Jul-28-10 10:07 PM   #8 
  - Ding. We have a winner. Very good answer & so true.  Booster   Jul-28-10 10:41 PM   #19 
  - Good reply!  Kaleva   Jul-28-10 11:30 PM   #31 
  - preserve them  Warren Stupidity   Jul-28-10 10:07 PM   #9 
  - auction them and donate the proceeds to a holocaust museum  davepc   Jul-28-10 10:09 PM   #11 
  - Or another worthy charity confronting similar horrors nt  MannyGoldstein   Jul-28-10 10:12 PM   #13 
  - Donate them to the Holocaust Museum in Washington  csziggy   Jul-29-10 12:24 AM   #34 
     - I said that, too!  LostinVA   Jul-29-10 12:00 PM   #60 
  - We should burn them right along with books we don't like.  Stinky The Clown   Jul-28-10 10:10 PM   #12 
  - Burn them? Have you lost your mind?  lonestarnot   Jul-28-10 10:14 PM   #14 
  - Donation to the Smithsonian, the Holocaust Museum, or the  msanthrope   Jul-28-10 10:24 PM   #16 
  - Absolutely do not destroy them  MicaelS   Jul-28-10 10:38 PM   #18 
  - That's not a conundrum.  The_Commonist   Jul-28-10 10:51 PM   #20 
  - "Anyone who would destroy a picture of anything is also a monster"  fishwax   Jul-28-10 11:08 PM   #25 
     - Yeah, I suppose...  The_Commonist   Jul-29-10 07:55 AM   #40 
        - I don't think destroying a picture of a farm animal is a monstrous act  fishwax   Jul-29-10 11:41 AM   #53 
        - What if it was Hitler in pornographic pics with farm animals?  Touchdown   Jul-29-10 09:11 PM   #96 
  - Never destroy them!  hyphenate   Jul-28-10 10:53 PM   #21 
  - I agree, don't destroy history.  Withywindle   Jul-28-10 10:59 PM   #23 
  - Preserve the historical record. They might help to identify living Nazi criminals.  Gold Metal Flake   Jul-28-10 11:01 PM   #24 
  - They are historical, so don't destroy them.  Naturyl   Jul-28-10 11:16 PM   #26 
  - donate to the Smithsonian or something, take the tax write off  Motown_Johnny   Jul-28-10 11:17 PM   #27 
  - History needs to be preserved  nadinbrzezinski   Jul-28-10 11:18 PM   #29 
  - The woman told my brother about her conundrum almost 25 years ago  applegrove   Jul-28-10 11:31 PM   #32 
  - Sell them to Dick Armey for millions and use that money for ads  valerief   Jul-29-10 12:19 AM   #33 
  - I understand the revulsion you feel at her having them. However, if I  uppityperson   Jul-29-10 12:43 AM   #36 
  - Don't destroy them. Donate them.  proteus_lives   Jul-29-10 12:45 AM   #37 
  - Destroy them? Seriously?  Vickers   Jul-29-10 12:48 AM   #39 
  - Pass them on--they are history. nt  raccoon   Jul-29-10 07:58 AM   #41 
  - Preserve them for the historical record.  uncommon   Jul-29-10 08:01 AM   #42 
  - Their historical value is beyond measure  Brewman_Jax   Jul-29-10 08:03 AM   #44 
  - Sell them to someone reputable.  Ganja Ninja   Jul-29-10 08:11 AM   #46 
  - save history  SwampG8r   Jul-29-10 08:30 AM   #47 
  - Save them, they are an important part of history.  Tailormyst   Jul-29-10 08:32 AM   #48 
  - History. Consider that these may be the only copies that exist  MineralMan   Jul-29-10 08:46 AM   #50 
  - priceless historical artifacts. keep them or give them to a museum.  dionysus   Jul-29-10 09:08 AM   #51 
  - Evil must be remembered more carefully than good.  DirkGently   Jul-29-10 09:40 AM   #52 
  - That sentence "Evil must be remembered more carefully than good" really  applegrove   Jul-29-10 07:11 PM   #90 
  - no do not destroy  dembotoz   Jul-29-10 11:55 AM   #54 
  - Museum. Now. -nt  Commie Pinko Dirtbag   Jul-29-10 11:56 AM   #55 
  - Interesting. I would keep them for a historical society.  treestar   Jul-29-10 11:57 AM   #56 
  - Give them to the Holocaust Museum or to a university  LostinVA   Jul-29-10 11:57 AM   #57 
  - Add to the historical records. History can be ugly, but it is history nonetheless. n/t  Subdivisions   Jul-29-10 12:02 PM   #61 
  - Hitler only had one personal photographer, Hugo Jaeger.  Xithras   Jul-29-10 12:03 PM   #62 
  - There is a chance this woman was not telling my brother the truth. I had  applegrove   Jul-29-10 07:15 PM   #91 
  - $$$$$$$$$$$$$  RadiationTherapy   Jul-29-10 12:04 PM   #63 
  - You would edit history? How Orwellian!  Kurt_and_Hunter   Jul-29-10 12:05 PM   #64 
  - Destroying them doesn't seem like an option to me.  Hosnon   Jul-29-10 12:08 PM   #65 
  - Dupe. nt.  Hosnon   Jul-29-10 12:08 PM   #66 
  - Sell Them. Take the Money  NashVegas   Jul-29-10 12:19 PM   #69 
  - My word, no. Why would you destroy the photographs?  jberryhill   Jul-29-10 12:22 PM   #70 
  - Fuck no you shouldn't destroy them!  TheWraith   Jul-29-10 12:28 PM   #71 
  - Don't destroy, donate to museum  supernova   Jul-29-10 12:33 PM   #72 
  - NEVER destroy evidence of evil  Canuckistanian   Jul-29-10 01:07 PM   #73 
  - Never forget... yes  JerseygirlCT   Jul-29-10 01:58 PM   #74 
  - Destroying anything related to history isn't a crime but it's wrong.  Mimosa   Jul-29-10 02:12 PM   #75 
  - Pass them along to a museum, historical society, college.  AngryOldDem   Jul-29-10 02:15 PM   #76 
  - They inherently have historical value. Destroying them would be a crime against humanity.  slackmaster   Jul-29-10 04:39 PM   #78 
  - have you ever been to a Museum ?  JI7   Jul-29-10 05:20 PM   #79 
  - have you ever been to a Museum ?  JI7   Jul-29-10 05:20 PM   #80 
  - You have to burn the photos. You'll stop the evil, and gain Hitler's powers.  HiFructosePronSyrup   Jul-29-10 05:24 PM   #82 
  - you left out the part about running naked through the smoke.  yawnmaster   Jul-29-10 08:22 PM   #94 
  - Destroy the photos? Are you kidding?  Quantess   Jul-29-10 05:24 PM   #83 
  - Do not destroy. Send to a museum (i.e. Smithsonian) or historical society, with a letter...  Hekate   Jul-29-10 05:25 PM   #84 
  - While damnatio memoriae has its appeal at times, it's also pretty cowardly. (nt)  Posteritatis   Jul-29-10 05:47 PM   #85 
  - save those photos for history!  mdmc   Jul-29-10 05:50 PM   #86 
  - sell them  Juche   Jul-29-10 05:56 PM   #87 
  - Contact Pawn Stars or an historical auction house. Definitely don't destroy them. nt  Parker CA   Jul-29-10 06:00 PM   #88 
  - Do preserve the pictures that"Humanize" Hitler - Here's Why  ThoughtCriminal   Jul-29-10 08:04 PM   #92 
     - The conundrum I am talking about took place just under 25 years ago.  applegrove   Jul-29-10 08:28 PM   #95 
 

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