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Bent and Broken - Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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First they came for the Socialists, and I did not speak out--
Because I was not a Socialist.
Then they came for the Trade Unionists, and I did not speak out--
Because I was not a Trade Unionist.
Then they came for the Jews, and I did not speak out--
Because I was not a Jew.
Then they came for me--and there was no one left to speak for me.
Martin Niemöller (1892-1984) was a prominent Protestant pastor who emerged as an outspoken public foe of Adolf Hitler and spent the last seven years of Nazi rule in concentration camps.
"We may have found a cure for most evils; but we have found no remedy for the worst of them all, the apathy of human beings."
"I have a very strong feeling that the opposite of love is not hate - it's apathy. It's not giving a damn."
"Is it ignorance or apathy? Hey, I don't know and I don't care."