Monthly Archives: September 2021

“The Last Days” A Documentary About the Holocaust and Hungarian Jews

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I recently watched “The Last Days.” The documentary tells the stories of five Hungarian Jews during the Holocaust during the last years of World War II. The film focuses on the horrors of life in the Nazi concentration camps but also stresses the survivor’s optimism and desire to survive. It won an Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature. It was remastered and re-released in 2021 by Netflix.[1]

I was deeply moved by the film and it brought forth many feelings and thoughts including: Continue reading “The Last Days” A Documentary About the Holocaust and Hungarian Jews

Summary of, “The Scout Mindset: Why Some People See Things Clearly and Others Don’t”

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“Unlike the soldier, a scout’s goal isn’t to defend one side over the other. It’s to go out, survey the territory, and come back with as accurate a map as possible. Regardless of what they hope to be the case, above all, the scout wants to know what’s actually true.” Continue reading Summary of, “The Scout Mindset: Why Some People See Things Clearly and Others Don’t”