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Survey Finds Lack of Holocaust Knowledge Among American Young Adults | Voice of America - English

Survey Finds Lack of Holocaust Knowledge Among American Young Adults | Voice of America - English | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
A “shocking” number of American young adults lack a basic understanding of the Holocaust, according to a new survey.

According to the first-ever, state-by-state survey of American Millennials and Gen Z (ages 18 to 39), 63% do not know that 6 million Jews were exterminated by Nazis, and 36% thought the number was “two million or fewer.”

Nearly a quarter of those surveyed (23%) said they believed the Holocaust was a myth, had been exaggerated or weren’t sure.

Commissioned by the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany, also known as the Claims Conference, the study found
Al Cannistras insight:

many news sources are sharing this story today - yet essentially the same result was shared in April 2018....       https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/acts-of-faith/wp/2018/04/12/two-thirds-of-millennials-dont-know-what-auschwitz-is-according-to-study-of-fading-holocaust-knowledge/   .

so the question becomes what is our failed education system doing about it - the answer is certainly not more money into the education black hole

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Centers of Gravity: The local mall faces its day of reckoning

Centers of Gravity: The local mall faces its day of reckoning | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
A global pandemic pushes the local mall toward its day of reckoning.
Al Cannistras insight:

end of an era....    of course, if the malls get knocked down and then deleted from history - future generations can build malls and start the process all over again - they will think they thought of the idea....    take down history - and it repeats!

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This List of Rules from the 1918 Spanish Flu Pandemic Proves That We've Learned Nothing

This List of Rules from the 1918 Spanish Flu Pandemic Proves That We've Learned Nothing | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
Believe it or not, 100 years ago, people were debating about whether or not we should wear masks during a deadly pandemic.
Al Cannistras insight:

History really does repeat.....   a broader lesson to be learned, don't try to change or erase history - for sure the same mistakes are likely to happen all over again....

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23 Basic American History Facts Most Americans Get Wrong

23 Basic American History Facts Most Americans Get Wrong | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
Despite what you have been taught or told, there are still plenty of basic American history facts that the average citizen gets wrong.
Al Cannistras insight:

if this articles in half right, you will be surprised at what you thought you know - is incorrect!

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