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Bauman - social nature of evil (distance, bureaucracy, roles, bog/complicity) - B: Individual conscience has priority over social norms - pre-societal morality - follows from Arendt’s theory (Banal people can be evil), Dos Man - Non-Authoritarian personality - Antigone - conflict between Moral law and Society - Totalitarian Regimes - Religion: was distorted, Nazis tried to replace Christianity, Secularism, “the future belongs to us” Pre-Modern East European Culture - Wasserman (Yeshiva, sin) vs. Shapiro (Hasidic, access to inner life of God) Wasserman - Berlin Enlightenment (EE were primitive, but WE wanted assimilation - EE suffered for sins of WE) - Holocaust is punishment for sin of the Jews for wanting to be like gentiles - nationalists (zionism) vs. internationalists (socialism/ communism) - birth paints of the messiah - God wants to be close to persecuted - Jews are like sheep in a pack of wolves - opposed to zionism - two examples of people who survive Shapiro - faith saves you spiritually
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This note was uploaded on 11/18/2011 for the course RLG 220H1 taught by Professor Professornovak during the Fall '10 term at University of Toronto.

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