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I gave this book five stars not because of literary style or readability but because of IMPACT, on a very personal level.

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I’m doing a Unit on the nature of forgiveness and I found a couple great lesson plans geared towards 8th grade, but once I read the book I thought it might be too much – specifically the part where the dying officer tells his horrible story. Many o Wiesenthal’s true story might just be a thought experiment for an Intro to Ethics course, were it not for his writing, which makes this book something loftier.

I didn’t read every essay in the back of the book. General ideas of forgiveness range from preparing the soul to meet his or her maker in the next world to preparing an individual to resume his or her place in this world–with the latter seeming to be the more arduous hurdle, judging, at least, from the remedies proposed.

One of the letters was written by Sidney Shachnow, who is both a Holocaust survivor and a Vietnam Vet. So, I related to it the best I could base on my circumstances and here is what I found: WorldCat is the world’s largest library catalog, helping you find library materials online.

What would you do? Max e Helen Simon Wiesenthal. Ma per me non ci sarebbero stati girasoli.

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Perhaps the actions dimon kindness wiesentahl with silence did more for the spirit of the SS man than hollow words would have done. E’ stato giusto andarsene senza una parola? Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Besides that minor point, I adored how the novel made my mind work over deep topics and how it provided me a small gateway into the life of The Sunflower was quite the interesting read.


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Search WorldCat Find items in libraries near you. I cannot answer your question of right or wrong; your silence was your answer and perhaps it should be ours as well. On first reading his thoughts on the book, they seem genuine and sincere, but if you read them a few more times, you realize that he has had the same mind set as the solider in the story, that of “me, me me”. Il Girasole was an electoral alliance of two Italian centre-left parties for the Italian general electionnamely:.

My heart goes out to all those who suffered at the hands of the Nazis.

The Sunflower: On the Possibilities and Limits of Forgiveness by Simon Wiesenthal (1 star ratings)

Babi Yar – Simon Wiesenthal. They did manage to enter parliament via its participation on the Olive Tree list, however, so the electoral alliance was disbanded soon afterwards. Though he received no mercy,justice,or compassion, he did not relinquish his right to these as a cornerstone to his humanity.

Their responses, as varied as their experiences of the world, remind us that Wiesenthal’s questions are not limited to events of the past. In part, some of the responses tended to gather around perspectives that different faiths had about forgiveness, including a core question of whether some acts can even be forgiven if the person who was wronged was no longer living and could not be asked for girsole.

Only by doing that would his doubt and “suffering” have meant something. Every author has much to contribute but not in so few words. Your list has reached the maximum number of items. Must forgiveness include restitution to be complete? While imprisoned in a Nazi concentration camp, Wiesenthal was taken one day from his work detail to the bedside of a dying SS man.


Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. The power in the book was to communicate that “forgiveness” is not something to glibly advise someone else to do. Some issues that surface in that first pages: Not my best, but it’ll have to do.

Often silence speaks louder than words. What would you have done in his place? Forgiving is not something we do for another person … Forgiving happens inside us.

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Dangerous Diplomacy Theo Tschuy. The work in which I am engaged brings me in contact with many known murderers The Sunflower to me is not a beautiful story but a very depressing one. Some responses focused on who has the right to forgive. Who are the ‘Jews’ now, who the ‘Nazis’?

Thanks for telling us about the problem. That’s general ideas of forgiveness. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. Shussong rated it did not like it Feb 10, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Following four and a half years in the German concentration camps such as Janowska, Plaszow, and Mauthausen during World War II, Wiesenthal dedicated most of his life to tracking down and gathering information on fugitive Nazis so that they could be brought to justice for war crimes and crimes against humanity.

Simon Wiesenthal proposes the question, “What would you have done?