Screen shot of a woman huddled in filthy rags from footage of Nazi Atrocities in the Warsaw Ghetto

Lethal Neglect: The Warsaw Ghetto

Warning: graphic footage.

The Warsaw Ghetto was a Nazi experiment in the use of Lethal Neglect as a
means of execution.

Most of the footage was filmed by the Nazis who sought to document the day-to-day decline in the health of residents walled off from the rest of the community.

The idea of lethal selection as a means of execution was an American idea, first described by Paul Popenoe and Roswell Hill Johnson in the 1918 handbook,  Applied Eugenics.

A quote from an early 201th Century Eugenics advocate, Alexis Carrel, who says that the disabled should be executed.
From a December 2010 article in The New Statesman: When America believed in eugenics.

This Memorial Day it’s important to remember the enemy: the enemy is racism, ignorance, intolerance, religious bigotry, lies, persecution, and murder.

The enemy is fascism, in all of its forms, wherever it emerges.

Warsaw Ghetto 1940-1943

Nazi Propaganda that depicts Jews as Rats
Nazi Propaganda depicts the Jewish People as rats to be exterminated.

For further reading see: Lethal Neglect: American Eugenics in the 21st Century

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7 thoughts on “Lethal Neglect: The Warsaw Ghetto

  1. Dear Rob,

    In case you were not already aware, I’ making sure, the word gets out that White Supremacist/ Nazi type groups are using VK (VKontakte). This is the Russian’s version of Facebook where it is almost impossible to get kicked off.

    Hugs, Gronda

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