An opinion article in the New York Times by a second generation philosopher, Jason Stanley. Interesting to see another set of parents' reactions, and the lessons that the children of Holocaust survivors learn. Read the whole article here: http://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/21/opinion/sunday/my-parents-mixed-messages-on-the-holocaust.html?_r=0
"Most frequently and passionately, he would reprimand me for taking the Holocaust to be about me, or about my family. The Holocaust was about humanity. It was about what we are capable of doing to one another. It could happen again, it could happen here. The Holocaust was about everyone. Helping to prevent such events from occurring required agency and good moral sense, and good moral sense was not consistent with preferring one’s own people."