""In his 1821 play, Almansor, the German writer Heinrich Heine — referring to the burning of the Muslim holy book, the Qur'an, during the Spanish Inquisition — wrote, "Where they burn books, so too will they in the end burn human beings." ("Dort, wo man Bücher verbrennt, verbrennt man auch am Ende Menschen.")One century later, Heine's books were among the thousands of volumes that were torched by the Nazis in Berlin's Opernplatz.""When I was a teenager, working for a German immigrant veteran of WW2, our discussions turned to book burning among other things and so today the quote "those who ignore history are condemned to repeat it" seems appropriate.Korans don't kill people: people do.
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