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mused: ElleGato @ellle_enm The Holocaust is not "fading from memory" The United States is unwilling to teach history responsibly. The Holocaust is being erased The New York Times@nytimes 41% percent of Americans cannot say what Auschwitz was, a survey found nyti.ms/ 2JF9EEn 4/12/18, 1:21 PM musingsdeme: So I’m a historian who works particularly on the relationship between trauma, national memory, and childhood.  The focus of my research is not the Holocaust, but it’s a subject upon which I’ve taught, mused, written, and examined.  A few years ago, I was a TA in a class on the Holocaust (cross listed in the History Department and the Department of Judaic Studies) at a US University (a pretty prestigious one). Most of the course focused on the realities of the Holocaust:  what happened?  how?  why? Now because of my areas of expertise/interest, I was invited to give a lecture to the entire class as opposed to teaching my particular subset of students each week.  The subject of the lecture?  The Holocaust in US education and children’s/YA literature.  The thing that I found most distressing about this lecture?  The fact that only about nine state in the US require that students learn about the Holocaust in classrooms.  Among those only a few require it as a part of history or social studies classes, the rest require it as part of language arts.  And, the way that students actually learn about this subject is determined at the discretion of the school district, which means that, as long as students meet the general requirements of standardized tests, they don’t have to learn particular details.  So, let that sink in.  Even more distressing?  The states that “require” students to learn about the Holocaust, have only done so since (at the earliest) the 1980s, and far more likely the 1990s and 2000s.  This means that there is an entire generation whose knowledge of the Holocaust comes from popular media and triumphant narratives about US involvement in WWII:  these narratives are hugely false, and what I call the “Punching Hitler” story after the iconic image of Captain America socking Hitler in the jaw.  In the US the general shared narrative about WWII is that the US went over the Europe, lost a lot of boys, but killed Hitler, won the war, and saved the Jews.  o__O  That’s…not what happened.   In a class of 200 students, only about 10 percent knew anything about how the Holocaust happened.  They didn’t know about the groups that were targeted, the way that anti-semitism and opportunistic nationalist politics helped make it happen, they didn’t know about complicity or bystandardism.  They knew nothing.  They didn’t know that US officials were aware of what was happening and refused to get involved in the war.  They didn’t understand that there was concurrent anti-semitism and racism in the US.  They were taught none of these things.  And that is actually terrifying, not only because it means that these kids have no idea about the past, but because they can’t see the giant flashing warning signs in our current socio-political world.  
mused: ElleGato
 @ellle_enm
 The Holocaust is not "fading from
 memory"
 The United States is unwilling to teach
 history responsibly. The Holocaust is
 being erased
 The New York Times@nytimes
 41% percent of Americans cannot say what
 Auschwitz was, a survey found nyti.ms/
 2JF9EEn
 4/12/18, 1:21 PM
musingsdeme:

So I’m a historian who works particularly on the relationship between trauma, national memory, and childhood.  The focus of my research is not the Holocaust, but it’s a subject upon which I’ve taught, mused, written, and examined.  A few years ago, I was a TA in a class on the Holocaust (cross listed in the History Department and the Department of Judaic Studies) at a US University (a pretty prestigious one). Most of the course focused on the realities of the Holocaust:  what happened?  how?  why? Now because of my areas of expertise/interest, I was invited to give a lecture to the entire class as opposed to teaching my particular subset of students each week.  The subject of the lecture?  The Holocaust in US education and children’s/YA literature. 
The thing that I found most distressing about this lecture?  The fact that only about nine state in the US require that students learn about the Holocaust in classrooms.  Among those only a few require it as a part of history or social studies classes, the rest require it as part of language arts.  And, the way that students actually learn about this subject is determined at the discretion of the school district, which means that, as long as students meet the general requirements of standardized tests, they don’t have to learn particular details.  So, let that sink in.  Even more distressing?  The states that “require” students to learn about the Holocaust, have only done so since (at the earliest) the 1980s, and far more likely the 1990s and 2000s.  This means that there is an entire generation whose knowledge of the Holocaust comes from popular media and triumphant narratives about US involvement in WWII:  these narratives are hugely false, and what I call the “Punching Hitler” story after the iconic image of Captain America socking Hitler in the jaw.  In the US the general shared narrative about WWII is that the US went over the Europe, lost a lot of boys, but killed Hitler, won the war, and saved the Jews.  o__O  That’s…not what happened.  
In a class of 200 students, only about 10 percent knew anything about how the Holocaust happened.  They didn’t know about the groups that were targeted, the way that anti-semitism and opportunistic nationalist politics helped make it happen, they didn’t know about complicity or bystandardism.  They knew nothing.  They didn’t know that US officials were aware of what was happening and refused to get involved in the war.  They didn’t understand that there was concurrent anti-semitism and racism in the US.  They were taught none of these things.  And that is actually terrifying, not only because it means that these kids have no idea about the past, but because they can’t see the giant flashing warning signs in our current socio-political world.  

musingsdeme: So I’m a historian who works particularly on the relationship between trauma, national memory, and childhood.  The focus of...

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mused: did vou know?
 There's a 30,000-word novel that's
 also one giant palindrome. It's callec
 "Dr. Awkward and Olson in Oslo," was
 written by Lawrence Levine, and is
 about 200 pages long.
 "OH, MY PEOPLE, DO NOT LUST AFTER GERONTICS OR AFTER OMAHA. REGAL
 LIPS SEND, 0 OG! DR. AWKWARD, TIG, ID, A DENIM AXE WON."
 SAM X. XMAS ASKED:O DO I MAKE SENSE? DO YE FOLLOW? NOW ONE'S UPON
 A TIME, S.PARNELL, AN AVATAR, REFLECTED. BUT A RED NULLIFIDIAN I AM
 NOT, HE MUSED. ALBEIT HE WENDED NEW SEEKS&REMARKED
 SAIL ALWAYS PER MAPS.
 POLISH A POLICY AT SOME RISK.'
 PIRATES INOSCULATE.
 A NOT SECRET SIN IS A SIN IF LAID TO REST.
 "TSE ROT? DIAL. FINIS A SINISTER CESTONA. ETA, LUC, SON. I SET A RIP,
 KSI. REMO, STAY CIL, 0 PA HSI, LOP SPAM, REPS YAWL. ALIAS DE KRAMER
 &SKEES WENDED NEN EH? TIE BLADE SUM EH? TON. MAIN AID IF ILL UNDER
 A TUB. D. ETC., ELF ERRATA. VAN ALLEN RAPS EMIT AN OPUS ENOW ON WOLL
 OFE YOD, ESNE, SEKA MI: 0, D, DEK, SA!"
 SAM X. XMAS NOW EXAMINED A DIGIT
 "DR. AWKHARD, GOODNESS PILLAGER -AHA! MORET, FAROS, CIT. NO REGRET
 FAT SULT, 0 NODE, L. POE PYM HO!"
 DIDYOUKNOWFACTS.coM
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mused: THE WOMAN I WILL MARRY
 I will only marry a woman that is okay with me being
 obsessed with her. She has to accept that she is my muse. I
 need a woman of passion that is okay with a man of
 vulnerability. I need a woman who will drop everything to
 catch my soul. She needs to be okay with me getting up in
 the middle of the night to leave her poetry in the refrigerator.
 She needs to be
 ready to receive an unlimited love; she does
 not deserve to be half-loved anymore. The woman I will
 marry is one who will acquire my passion, my soul and
 commitment. Love is not a game,
 ove is life.
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