Extreme Passion, the Value and Danger—Holocaust Recalled
Harnessing extremes into creativity, loving concern for others, and actions to avoid societal upheaval, hatred, and destruction.
I recount an early life story that brought me to the realities and risks of the extreme passions and ideas we can get caught up in as individuals or whole societies with positive or devastating outcomes.
My mother’s lost cousin—Iren
When I was a child in the early-to-mid 1940s, my mother took me to a local shoe repair shop on