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“You can’t remember the fall of Vukovar twenty-three years ago and not take sides. So today I don’t just remember those who fell and those who remain trapped by the memories of war and suffering. I also remember the folly of forgetting, what happens when we resort to disinterest and appeasement, because ‘never again’ is the voice of conscience. We must never allow it to be silenced. We must, as Churchill put it, “take our stand for freedom”. It is time for recovery and the rebirth of our resolve that such abominations will happen ‘never again’.”

Read more: The Folly of Forgetting | Mishka Gora | The Blogs | The Times of Israel http://blogs.timesofisrael.com/the-folly-of-forgetting/#ixzz3JOArmKqV
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