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Old 04-12-2019, 07:05 PM   #17 (permalink)
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Are you against pay jews grandchildrens for the death (execution) of their relatives in WWII???
I see that there are sme responsability. If the grand-grand-grand-grand... children of the whites who slaved the blacks earned their money, there is some responsability. If the scars of slavism are still there, there are responsabilities. But it's different from what left wing it's doing now, with so much exageration and crazyness.
Yes, I'm against paying Jewish descendants of atrocities. Who pays them in the first place? If the Germans today didn't have anything to do with it, then why should they pay? How would you tell if a particular German family actively resisted Nazism, and therefore is exempt from having benefited, and not responsible to pay Jewish descendants back?

We can make a reasonable estimate of what is owed between 2 living parties, but once you remove that by even 1 generation, it gets way too complex. If reparations are a good idea, then we can try to figure out which troglodyte tribe repressed another troglodyte tribe and altered the trajectory for a particular group for thousands of years to come. Nobody thinks settling that score now is a good idea.

It doesn't really matter if people in the past acted ethically because it's history, and there's nothing to be done about it. It's a distraction from ethical behavior in the present, which is the only thing that matters.

It's evil to hold a debt against a group of people that had nothing to do with injustice, and to seek payment for debts never belonging to them. I'm 25% Japanese. My Grandmother was in Japan when it was bombed. Should I be 25% pissed at the US, and demand 25% compensation for her losses? Way too complex. You've got to let things go.
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