Holocaust: Slavery and Willie Lynch Essay example

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In the holocaust Jewish people were treated unfair, such as a dog or a filthy rag. In some cases people were lead to believe their race shouldn’t even exist. Treating a human being in that ungodly manner was so cruel. Having to hide from society, life, and family who were scared to become found would have felt unbearable. In the essay Holocaust Girls/Lemon, Jews who went through this type of rejection became an example in life. Anyone can be in the general sense a Holocaust girl just by the situation one may have experienced, they were depressed enough to go in that state of mind given their current situation.
“What matters most is you must love suffering. You have to pick at wounds, or you can be fat or otherwise encumbered by what is considered an affliction. Or beaten, or beaten down, or despised.”(Wisenberg 148). To live in this state of mind one has to be beaten down and broken. One’s self-esteem must get bruised, torn, put in a place where will isn’t something their able to have. Going through taking freedom from ones family, by killing their child or spouse. Breaking a heart enough where caring about life isn’t an option. For example, there’s a book called “The Making of a Slave,” by Willie Lynch. In this book this man taught other slave owners in the south how to train slaves. He said quote for quote “I HAVE A FULL PROOF METHOD FOR CONTROLLING YOUR BLACK SLAVES. I guarantee every one of you that, if installed correctly, IT WILL CONTROL THE SLAVES FOR AT LEAST 300 HUNDREDS YEARS.” This man created a manual on how to break down a human being to the point where one will be perpetually distrustful. He turned man against woman, boys against men, light skin against dark skin and vise verse. He gave them a step by step plan on how to break a person down to keep them and their family to keep the work on their farms going. They trained Black people just as they trained horses. In the