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But in the end he finally decides.

Nazis are bad, especially SS Nazis, and their victims are innocent–a terrible thing that German regime, that German war. While imprisoned in a Nazi concentration camp, Simon Wiesenthal was taken one day from his work detail to the bedside of a dying member of the SS.

Il girasole. I limiti del perdono

Who are the ‘Jews’ now, who the ‘Nazis’? Ognuno aveva il suo girasole, che lo teneva ancora unito al mondo, aveva le farfalle che venivano sulla sua tomba. This book is a must read for everyone in my opinion. Preview this item Preview this item.

But the other was himself helpless and able to do nothing for him. We learn to respect it and the people who were involved: Who is this writer?!

Not to mention much girzsole and then this book asks the reader to ask themselves if you were asked to forgive these crimes by a dying Natzi would you?


The Sunflower: On the Possibilities and Limits of Forgiveness by Simon Wiesenthal

Are there crimes so heinous that forgiveness cannot be granted? Too deep but I think it’s an important book to read. Apr 18, Matthew rated it liked it. I found myself underlining passages, grasole comments in the margins, agreeing with some authors and scratching my head at others.

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Beverly Dorsey rated it did not like it Nov 25, I disagree wholeheartedly with that. What would you have done in his place? Is it my right to forgive on the behalf of others?

Politics of Italy Political parties Elections. Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript. The first section a mere 98 pages is the I gave this book five stars not because of literary style or readability but because of IMPACT, on a very personal level.

Does the habit, inculcated in infancy, of worshipping a Master — a Master depicted in human form yet seen to be omnipotent — make it easy to accept a Fuhrer? I am always amazed by how awful we humans are to each other. I cannot answer your question of right or wrong; your silence was your answer and perhaps it should be ours as well. Apr 27, Todd rated it it was amazing Shelves: Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide.


Jun 12, Pamela Stadden rated it it was amazing. My 87 year old Wiesennthal Dominica lent it to me and asked me to read it.

How do I and my government look to those we’re attacking right now? Refresh and try again.

I completely recommend the story itself and in fact if the book only contained that, it’d be 4 stars and not 3.

He wrote that he’s continued to regret his actions, but maintained that he didn’t want any forgiveness because he didn’t deserve it. I have wiesentyal several books by Simon Wiesenthal and all of them are heart wrenching yet thought provoking. Trivia About The Sunflower: Evil gives birth to evil. And perhaps the most haunting question, what would you have done in his situation? Worth reading the response essays, and for a reflective task, challenging oneself to write one as well.

Though he received no mercy,justice,or compassion, he did not relinquish his right to these as a cornerstone to his humanity.