The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #59418 Message #3684314
Posted By: Donuel
10-Dec-14 - 11:30 AM
Thread Name: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
Here's a song we can all sing;
I knew. You knew. We all knew. For god's sake even gnu knew.
On a cold April day Frau Dieseldorf decided not to hang the laundry out to dry. In the bucket the clothes pins floated in cold rain water
and had a layer of grime on top. Most of all there was a putrid
smell of burning meat in the air. It was better than before when the
smell of hair was unbearable but that had been gone since winter.
Just like us the people knew. Like us they did not know all the names
and addresses but there were plenty of people who spoke their
conscience of what they saw as well as those who bragged.
As long as it didn't spoil the sheets or foul up our commute we did
nothing about it.
The torture belongs to you as much as me. I didn't know or I was just following orders doesn't wash. It won't wash away the stain on your hands. It is on you as much as it is on me.
Just like any bigotry even if you don't act out an act of hate you at
least took advantage of white privilege without a thought to those
who have no such privilege.
Like it or not, defend it or not, it is your torture no matter how
removed you insist you are. It is in your nations name,. It is in
With the release of the 6 million page report all that has changed is
the is the knowledge of who and where. What is different is that you
know deep down why you deserve to be treated in kind, without care or
concern from your torturer. Or perhaps you have no soul and dismiss
this sin with a click.