Ethical Views of the Holocaust

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Ethical Views of the Holocaust In this paper I will be going over the ethical views of the Holocaust. I have taken information from the accounts of surviving Jews of the Holocaust. I have also looked at information from those who believe the Holocaust was not a big deal and deny that many of the events even happened. I will bring up some viewpoints that may change people's perception of the Holocaust. Some of these facts were a shock to me and changed my view a little but some are so profound they make you think twice. The biggest impact from all my research was the real life accounts of those who survived through it. Many of this information are hard to read, but I felt that is was a subject that I would like to learn more about. Doing…show more content…
Once out of the building they were given an issued set of clothing. They then had a large red cross painted on their backs. During the days they used to do head counts of the women. They were forced to stand up for up to five hours. In the scorching sun with out water and food this was a very daunting task. When the women would pass out and drop the S.S. men would take them away most likely to be terminated. They were forced to use a communal opened latrine and they had nothing for their menstrual cycle. This was all very degrading to the individual, and brought down the human spirit. They came from a form of society where all of this stuff was very personal and private. But their being was broken down enough so that this sort of thing did not bother them any more. Many holocaust accounts say that the Jews were killed in masses. There is also the number that six million Jews were killed during the holocaust. There is a new group of people called the revisionist. These people are historians who are studying the holocaust and trying to find out what happened. They are said to deny the holocaust. They do not deny it; they are just revising by looking at the facts. They have now moved the number of Jewish deaths from the holocaust to around 1-2 million. Their reasoning is this. The 6 million figures included the death of every European Jew in the war regardless on how they died. The number included even the death of civilians from allied bombing.
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