we owe it to history to reconsider the basis of our verdicts at Nuremberg. Then we might apologize to a host of rather stiff-armed forebearers. Third, we could justifibily demand reparations from African Americans to pay for the transport to American as well as room and board we gave their ancestors. Then . . ."
18. I think there may be even a deeper and darker cause for their unconsidered confrontations:
a distension of the ego ("I am that which I can displace") compensatory for a lack of sense of self, a desire not to have to look at what been sacrificed: a human with a quick and ready mind who could have lived richly, grew, and loved life (and maybe others as well outside of ideological alliances) as a full human.
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