America's Nazi Secret is not what you'd call extremely reader-friendly material. Sometimes it feels like a chore to read it. But wow--does it ever provide powerful insight into the "deep politics" of US policy.
"Congressman Cohen -- can I call you Steve? -- what brings you all the way here from the hills of Tennessee?" "Well, it seems some people think I forgot the basics of the Congressional training course you taught."
Louis de Wind, a Dutch Jew, then quickly puts the two-page letter into an envelope, addresses it to his wife and, through a slit in the door of the train, pushes the letter out of the wagon, hoping that someone will find it.
I do not subscribe to the Jewish religion, but to be one who is self-hating or denying of authentic parts of me would be to deny real ecology which has to include the diversity, not only outside, but inside of us as well.
A reader recently wrote in to say that only a couple of our stories are about people who have forgiven themselves. But it's not true. A great many of people, at some level, do include an element of self-forgiveness.