The latter part of this article has some great thoughts about the complexity of trying to think and do right in the world.
Especially about overcoming that basic human tendency to identify as same or other.
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.
It hits on the complexity of helping others before or while supporting your own.
We have a long way to go before everyone benefits from the better, more inclusive world we are building, but we can’t let that stop us from continuing to build it.
My Parents’ Mixed Messages on the Holocaust http://nyti.ms/2bqGsiW