I too entered the Lager as a nonbeliever, and as a nonbeliever I was liberated and have lived to this day.
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His most famous novel, his debut work, "If This Is a Man", which recounts his terrible experiences in the Nazi death camp, is considered a classic of world literature, entering the genre of autobiographical memoirs and in the so-called neo-realism.
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Every age has its own fascism. There are many ways of reaching this point, and not just through the terror of police intimidation, but by denying and distorting information, by undermining systems of justice, by paralyzing the education system, and by spreading in a myriad subtle ways nostalgia for a world where order reigned.
It may happen that one may write some messy and useless things (this happens often) without realizing it or without wanting to realize it, which is quite possible, because paper is a far too tolerant material. You can write over it any vastness, and it doesn't protest: it isn't like the wood in the armours of mine shafts, that creaks when it's overloaded.
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