As depicted in the film Schindler’s List, as SS Hauptsturmführer Amon Goeth was briefing his troops on destroying a Polish city’s Jewish Quarter, screen writer Steven Zaillian may have penned the best example of how a determined force can make centuries of history disappear in very short order.
As the scenarist wrote; “Six hundred years ago, when elsewhere they were footing the blame for the Black Death, Casimir the Great – so called – told the Jews they could come to Kraków. They came. They trundled their belongings into the city. They settled. They took hold. They prospered in business, science, education, the arts. They came with nothing. And they flourished. For six centuries there has been a Jewish Kraków. By this evening those six centuries will be a rumor. They never happened.”
While Zaillian summed up in a few sentences what human beings have been doing to other human beings for millennia, many in the West have been denying instances of such simply can’t happen in the enlightened and progressive 21st century. Yet as Simon Caldwell of Great Britain’s the Catholic Herald reported on Oct. 6, 2015, one of the bishops of Syria’s quickly disappearing Christian minority is placing the finger of blame directly at the United States in the aiding and abetting of the Christian genocide happening in his nation.
Until invaded by the armies of Mohammed, the region known today as Syria saw Christianity, Judaism, and tribal folk beliefs as the dominant faiths. But present day, Mar (Archbishop) Jacques Behnan Hindo of the Eastern-Rite Syriac Catholic Archieparchy of Hassaké-Nisibi is claiming that even though the al-Qaeda terrorist organization goes by a different nom de guerre in Syria, they are still the same terrorists who attacked the United States on September 11, 2001.
Archbishop Hindo slammed both the Western press and governments when quoted, “Western propaganda keeps talking about moderate rebels, who do not exist. There is something very disturbing about all this – there is a superpower that since September 11 protests…
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