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towan52
Posted: Tuesday, October 30, 2018 9:24:16 AM

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Listening to an interviewee on the radio yesterday - talking about the synagogue killings:

"Silence in the face of bigotry is the same as acquiescence ..."

Thought it said a lot!

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Hope123
Posted: Tuesday, October 30, 2018 11:52:33 AM

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So true, Towan.

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Gary98
Posted: Tuesday, October 30, 2018 2:26:27 PM

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towan52 wrote:
Listening to an interviewee on the radio yesterday - talking about the synagogue killings:

"Silence in the face of bigotry is the same as acquiescence ..."

Thought it said a lot!


Maybe a little too much. People should speak up against bigotry but silence doesn't make one an acquiescence. An on-looker should have helped to prevent a crime from happening (this will make them an on-looker no more). If what he/she did was just standing there, maybe petrified, that doesn't make him/her an accomplice.
renee talley 1
Posted: Tuesday, October 30, 2018 6:43:54 PM
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towan52 wrote:
Listening to an interviewee on the radio yesterday - talking about the synagogue killings:

"Silence in the face of bigotry is the same as acquiescence ..."

Thought it said a lot!

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renee talley 1
Posted: Tuesday, October 30, 2018 6:51:53 PM
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Think Think Bigotry is when you have a grudge against another race which causes big problems for the race that is innocent,Dancing Whistle Applause Silence is golden when you are trying to think over a lod t.v,Dancing Dancing Whistle Whistle Applause Applause Applause Applause
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