47132 - Upgraded history against genocide of memory

N. Lygeros
Translated from the Greek by Vicky Baklesi

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Genocide of memory is a distinctive genocide since in essence it follows a conventional one so that the process of erasure is completed, even of the crime of barbarity itself, in different more artistique way. Namely with the use of memory loss, genocide of memory, in theory, succeeds in erasing the crime because nobody remembers it any longer. It is such a result that the genocides of this kind seek and in fact Germany nearly succeeded with the genocide of Namibia, meaning that of the Nama and Herero which happened between 1904 and 1908, while we speak of this only after 1985. So one of the roles of upgraded history is to handle such attempts. It doesn’t use though a confrontational approach on the subject but it makes a lateral attack through deep history.