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A Warning From the Nuremberg Trials

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    Sooner28posted 5 years ago

    Robert Jackson, the chief prosecutor for the United States in the Nuremberg trials, claimed of Nazi Germany:

    "To insure the suppression of opposition a secret police force was necessary. In order to eliminate incorrigible opponents, it was necessary to establish concentration camps and to resort to the device of protective custody. Protective custody, Goring testified, meant that:

    'People were arrested and taken into protective custody who had committed no crime but who one might expect, if they remained in freedom, would do all sorts of things to damage the German State.' "

    Sound familiar?

    http://law2.umkc.edu/faculty/projects/f … nclose.htm

    1. Paul Wingert profile image78
      Paul Wingertposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Yeah, that's from the Nuremberg Trial.

    2. Silverspeeder profile image61
      Silverspeederposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      In science fiction there is always some strand of possible reality, the film minority report shows a vision of the future that could become reality if some in the corridors of power have their way!

      1. Zelkiiro profile image96
        Zelkiiroposted 4 years agoin reply to this

        And Wall-E is an educational film that shows what'll happen if the Earth gets too polluted. I imagine it's just as accurate and informative as Minority Report.