Journal entry *** HITLER’S WILLING EXECUTORS
Goldhagen builds up his argument not on proofs but on speculations. “Who doubts that the Argentine or Chilean murderers of who opposed the recent authoritarian regimes thought that their victims deserved to die? (…) Why do we not believe the same for the German perpetrators?” (p. 14-15). There are several examples that show that Goldhagen’s way of putting “facts” in sentences, rather
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of the Regime. It is sad and disappointing, to have to live with the belief of many people, that my ancestors were responsible for the holocaust. I believe that many people who have read Goldhagen’s piece trust in it and consequently accuse every ORDINARY GERMAN of being a Nazi. Some people just are that narrow-minded, that they don’t approach the problem from a historical-critical belief, means, see the events in their historical context.