"Cowardice asks the question...is it safe? Expediency asks the question...is it politic? Vanity asks the question...is it popular? But conscience asks the question...is it right? And there comes a time when one must take a position that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular but one must take it because it is right." ~Dr. Martin Luther King

Monday 9 June 2014

In Aurora,we are touched

Anonymous has left a new comment on your post "A little bit of this ,,,A little bit of that":

I am reading a book that mentions how radios were banned in Germany during the war. It was quite insidious how the regimentation & mind-set worked. We have to keep challenging anything leading to such a situation. I think Blogs are great. Just like books and all media. You can use them or not. But they must exisr

Posted by Anonymous to Our Town and Its Business at 9 June 2014 16:21


St Maximillian Kolbe High School  is a named for a young Polish priest who knew instinctively
the value of  radio in  spreading information and education among the people.

It was exactly opposite  to the objective of Nazi Germany and the  priest was soon in one of their
internment camps. He was executed when he offered to take the place of a husband and father wgo was chosen for extermination. 

The school Ptincipal took the first class of students before the school opened to see where it all happened and learn everything to know about the man for whom their school was named and purpose dedicated 


1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Thank you, Evelyn. It does anger me that history is no longer a " required " subject in high schools.