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But Cuba denied them entrance. Desperate, they tried heading straight for Florida, but the Americans would not let them dock either. Left with no choice, they returned to Europe where hundreds of them perished in the Holocaust.
Nothing, Lucilius, is ours, except time.
The Holocaust gave the Jews a pause from hatred and helped turn the sympathy of the nations toward them enough to vote in favor of establishing a Jewish state. But that pause was short lived. Since the Six Day War in 1967, the world has been turning against the Jews once more, and specifically against Israel.
But now I ought to close my letter.
1 – The tiny Jewish country is more evil than the worst and largest totalitarian and genocidal states today and in history.
2 – The Jews don’t exist, they are just white people from Russia and East Europe.
3 – And, of course, there is an evilness in the “Jewish race”.
4 – They only care about themselves.
5 – Everybody but them is relatively good and loving–even in North Korea and Syria, any negatives there are only from the Jews.
6 – Etc.
"What?"you say; "shall it come to me without any little offering?
Hasten, therefore, in order that, while thusperfecting yourself for my benefit, you may not have -------- b The questionof Lucilius represents the popular view, which regards love as includingfriendship. But according to Seneca it is only the perfect love,from which all selfishness has been removed, that becomes identical withfriendship.