Too many memories? (commentary)

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From the Holocaust to 9/11, from Berlin to New York, the world is now studded with memorials to human suffering. But does this really mean we care more than we used to? And does our obsession with terrible events make it any less likely that we will repeat them? [The Guardian's] Jonathan Jones joins the strange new tourist trail...

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James W Loewen - 1/27/2007

Let me encourage visitors to click on this full article and read it. It has far more ideas per column inch, some quite penetrating (and some not), than most pieces you'll encounter.