Keep coming back to the first 2 paragraphs of the 1st leaflet published & distributed by the anti-Nazi White Rose Movement whose members were executed in 1943 for peacefully pointing out the inhumanity of their government's actions whiterosesociety.org/WRS_pamphets_f…
#Resist #ResistTogether
"Nothing is so unworthy of a civilized nation as allowing itself to be "governed" without opposition by an irresponsible clique that has yielded to base instinct. It is certain that today every honest German is ashamed of his government"
#Resist #ResistTogether
"Who among us has any conception of the dimensions of shame that will befall us and our children when one day the veil has fallen from our eyes and the most horrible of crimes - crimes that infinitely outdistance every human measure - reach the light of day?
#Resist
If they surrender man's highest principle, that which raises him above all other God's creatures, his free will; If the German people are already so corrupted & spiritually crushed that they do not raise a hand...
#Resist #ResistTogether
...frivolously trusting in a questionable faith in lawful order in history;
if they abandon the will to take decisive action & turn the wheel of history & thus subject it to their own rational decision;
#Resist #ResistTogether
if they are so devoid of all individuality, have already gone so far along the road toward turning into a spiritless & cowardly mass; then yes, they deserve their downfall.

#Resist #ResistTogether
The story of Sophie & Hans Scholl & the others in the anti-Nazi White Rose Movement should be as familiar to us as the resistance of Rosa Parks.

It's a glaring hole in our social education & it's particularly pertinent to our current situation, which echoes 1930s Germany
#Resist
There is a quote attributed to Sophie Scholl which should ring through the ages. The full version is here: en.m.wikiquote.org/wiki/Sophie_Sc…

#Resist #ResistTogether #ProjectHope
And the recent revelations about Hans' difficult journey through from Hitler Youth to Gay Antifa - that realisation should make him a queer hero - yet still their names and their deeds remain unknown by so many of us irishtimes.com/news/world/eur…

#Resist #ResistTogether #Pride
The problems they identified are echoed in what's going on in our world, in the UK with Brexit,
& the USA with Trump,
& all across the world where popularists and xenophobes are appealing with lies & misdirection to people's base selfish interests to justify inhumanity to others.
The trouble with most of us is that we think we'll get eaten last
#Resist
People forget how quickly things can fall, even in civilised countries
#WakeUpUK #ResistTogether
I don't think that most people in Nazi Germany would've signed up willingly to kill millions of people.
Hitler said as much himself.
Manufacture of consent by referendums was his thing.
People had to submit to the "Will of The People"
Democracy doesn't end
Sadly history repeats
It makes me sad how many British Nationalists refer with pride to "beating the Germans" in WW2.
It wasn't really the people we were fighting back then but the same national supremacy we see with Brexit & Trump.

Modern Germans have not forgotten this⬇️
theguardian.com/commentisfree/…
Listen to wisdom from those who served:
"We have learnt that war stinks, that peace is the natural goal for civilisation, and that Europeans are our brothers in arms.
But that peace and friendship is now threatened by Brexit"
independent.co.uk/voices/letters…
#CheckBrexit #LestWeForget
It's important to remember that so many British people who had lived through war wanted to stay united with Europe.
In fact, that was the theme of much of the Yes campaign in 1975 when 67% voted to remain within a united Europe.
#ProjectHope #ResistTogether #RemainHopeful
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