The story of Noah’s Ark and the Flood has been taught throughout the world to billions of people, most when they were very young kids. For many it’s one of the first ‘Bible Stories’ they hear. Thousands of children’s books are sold with brightly colored graphics depicting a happy Noah in a boat filled with adorable smiling animals and framed by a rainbow. What’s amazing is this is not even, in the remotest sense, a children’s story. It is a much more serious scenario that most adults, due to their first introduction to it as children, have never considered. Are you ready to consider it now?
These are the days appointed for the remembrance of the Holocaust. The reason given to remember is to prevent it from ever happening again. The truth is: it had happened before and it is happening again. The past is a shadow of the future.
“The Holocaust, also known as the Shoah, was the genocide of the European Jews during World War II. Between 1941 and 1945, Nazi Germany and its collaborators systematically murdered some six million Jews across German-occupied Europe, around two-thirds of Europe’s Jewish population. The murders were carried out in pogroms and mass shootings; by a policy of extermination through work in concentration camps; and in gas chambers and gas vans in German extermination camps, chiefly Auschwitz, Bełżec, Chełmno, Majdanek, Sobibór, and Treblinka in occupied Poland.
The segregation of Jews in ghettos culminated in the policy of extermination the Nazis called the Final Solution to the Jewish Question… The code number for extermination was ‘6’. The killing continued until the end of World War II in Europe in May 1945.”