One of the biggest problems for nations (and individuals) is a lack of self-awareness. Most of us simply don’t take the time to ‘remove the beam from our own eye first.’ If nations would have done that post WWI, it may be that Germany would not have been driven into its own blindness. The consequences of that blindness are well-known, of course, but the terrifying truth is that the Germans of the Hitler era were NOT monsters…they looked like us is so many ways. But they were unable or unwilling to look into themselves.
Do we have our own inner Nazis? What are WE missing about our our government; what do we not see in ourselves?
We can learn from the past. History can warn us, as so I wrote a novel about the ease with which the average, decent, Christian German people supported Adolf Hitler. Kindle is offering it for FREE through 9/25/13. Click here to get your FREE copy: http://www.amazon.com/Seduction-Eva-Volk-ebook/dp/B004SOZ9R8/ref=sr_1_1_bnp_1_kin?ie=UTF8&qid=1379892509&sr=8-1&keywords=the+seduction+of+eva+volk