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INFATUATION THROUGH EMOTIONAL VIOLENCE

There are more than a few people, especially among the cultural élite, who still publicly regret the fact that Germany sent Einstein packing, without realizing that it was a much greater crime to kill little Hans Cohn from around the corner, even though he was no genius.

—    Hannah Arendt, Eichmann in Jerusalem: A Report on the Banality of Evil, 1963.

(Source: infiniteinfatuations)