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    In Doris Bergen’s book, “War and Genocide,” she explains how the Holocaust happened in terms of how a house burns down. “Three things are required,” she writes; kindling, a spark to start the fire, and complying weather. In terms of the Holocaust, deeply seeded antisemitism, Nazism, and a public of bystanders and followers respectively. Most historians agree on these three implementing factors, however historians still tend to have differing opinions about the individuals who caused the Holocaust. Christopher Browning and Daniel J. Goldhagen are an example of this: Two historians, each of whom studied and used the same sources to form differing opinions on the mentality of the men who killed innocent people. Where Browning favors that the killers…

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    His soldiers accommodated to his hand and foot whenever he called them. In Hitler’s Willing Executioners, Daniel Goldhagen explained the duties Hitler asked the guards to do. They were forced to take away the identity of the millions of people who were just like them, but believed in different things. Goldhagen wrote that the German police must “ turn the Jews into ‘socially dead’ beings.” No human being should have to suffer through being mistreated and beaten, nor should they have to live…

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    The American writer, Daniel Goldhagen and his book, Hitler’s Willing Executioners: Ordinary Germans and the Holocaust supports the view that the German people also had a part in being responsible for the Holocaust along with Hitler himself. He argues that the vast majority of ordinary Germans were “willing executioners” in the Holocaust due to a “eliminationist anti-Semitism” in the German political culture which had developed in past centuries. In Hitler’s Willing Executioners Goldhagen argued…

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    Daniel Goldhagen, Hitler’s Willing Executioners, pg 239-262. The book of Daniel Goldhagen, Hitler’s Willing Executioners published in 1996, reflecting some an issue that concerned many Germans. This about the predators of the Holocaust, including groups and individuals who made the major decisions establishing the policy of extermination the Jewish people under Nazi regime, executed and supported it. The author illustrates to the role of anti-Semitic ideology that led the "ordinary" Germans…

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    In a bloody battle with Necho’s Egyptian army in 605 BC, Prince Nebuchadnezzar the son of Nabopolassar, pushed the Egyptian army back across the river and claimed Judah to Babylon. After Nebuchadnezzar departed back to his homeland to ascend to the throne, Judah began to revolt against the Babylonian rule which called for the now King to return to suppress the trouble. Upon his return the King had completed many projects to remind Judah of whom their king was. One of the projects was to take…

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    A dictator is someone that appoints themselves into a role of total power over a group of people. Dictators maintain their power by force through planting fear into the people that they have rule over. Dictators have a tendency to force their views on the people as well. In Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe, Crusoe presents himself as a generous and beneficent governor of the island that he is stranded on, when in reality he exercises a dictatorship rule by using might rather than right.…

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    Automatic Processing and Controlled Processing The cognitive processes that influence perception are influenced by the techniques and shortcuts that people create in order to efficiently perceive the social world with as much accuracy as possible. One of these processes is automatic processing that influences how people may implements previously learned and experienced material into their perception of situations in a quick and efficient manner (Bargh, 1989). On the other hand, controlled…

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    The Devil in the White City by: Erik Larson Crown Publishing Group, 2003, and 447 The book "The Devil in the White City" is about the serial killer H.H. Holmes and the architect of the World's Fair Daniel H. Burnham. Who was Daniel H. Burnham? Burnham was a man who rose to prominence. In 1893 Chicago won the bid for the World's Exposition. The architects chosen were Burnham and his partner John Root, Burnham and John needed to build something to give their city a better reputation. Burnham…

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    Kahneman and Tversky developed the Prospect Theory to describe how people choose different choices that involve risk, knowing the probable outcomes. This demonstrates the way a person feels toward taking risks that involve positive outcomes is very different from the way a person feels toward risks that involve a negative outcome. The decision a person makes reflects on their judgement which can be heavy considering the conditions of uncertainty. For example, if people had a choice of: a) 100%…

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    Daniel's Prophecies

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    book of Daniel and his prophecies. Daniel ‘name means ‘God is my Judge. For instance, in Chapters 1, vs 17. The early prophecies in Daniel life. Chapters 2., 4, 5. The Prophetic Book will reveal how God uses dominion of other nations, adversity, pride to humble and bring all people back to him.. We will see how the remnant (the few) will continue in the faith and worship him in spirit and truth, the coming of Jesus Christ, and how Daniel explains to us about the kingdom, which will no longer…

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