Tagged: Judith Butler

Holocaust memorial in Thessaloniki

The Holocaust denial paradox

A curious thought appears whenever you hear someone deny the Holocaust. After a brief repulsion towards the denier, you start thinking: what if he (again, usually a he) is right? What if indeed the holocaust did not happen? No Jews were murdered (nay, massacred), and no gas chambers existed? What if it is all set up? And then something interesting happens. You realize that the person denying the holocaust is someone who would be on...