Be Afraid of “Never Again”

[W]hen a President says “Never again” he is asking for the kind of outcome for which proving a negative, lots of negatives, is categorically essential. Proving a negative requires omniscience. Omniscience requires god-like powers.

Dan Geer

(The whole speech is worth reading.)

2 thoughts on “Be Afraid of “Never Again”

  1. If it were claimed that the price of never having another Holocaust was the permanent imposition of a police state of the sort the Nazis had and were aiming for (after all, “proving a negative requires omniscience”), would you think it too high a price?

    That’s a tough question.

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