LD: There are two articles here. The second is more interesting and should not be missed. This is Deborah Lipstadt’s angry rebuttal of the view put by Facebook boss, Mark Zuckerberg, that Holocaust deniers should not be denied a limited platform for their views—views that, although offensive and obviously ridiculous, are sincerely held by a bunch of honest crackpots who like to call themselves “Holocaust revisionists” rather than “Holocaust deniers”. Lipstadt takes a sterner view. Anyone who denies the Holocaust, she believes, is a dangerous criminal who would like to see all Jews exterminated. The only way to treat such malefactors, she argues, is with zero tolerance.
ARTICLE 1 :
“Holocaust deniers are deeply offensive . . . “
” . . . but I don’t think they’re intentionally getting it wrong.”
Facebook will continue to offer a platform to Holocaust deniers, Infowars, and other publishers of hoaxes on the assumption that they are sincere in their beliefs, CEO Mark Zuckerberg said. Read More