Leon Cogniet

1794-1880

While medieval and renaissance painters showed mayhem and murder, Cogniet shows only fear. Painted 1824, Musée des Beaux-Arts, Rennes.

 

 

DEFINITIONS OF: POGROM and HOLOCAUST

Pogrom -
1) An organized, violent attack on an ethnic, religious, or other minority group by members of the majority society. It may involve destruction of homes, businesses, and religious centers, as well as physical violence against people.
2) Organized persecution of an ethnic group.
3) A pogrom is a form of riot directed against a particular group, whether ethnic, religious, or other, and characterized by killings and destruction ...
4) An organized and often officially (government) encouraged massacre of or attack on Jews. The word is derived from two Russian words ["po" and "grom"] that mean thunder.

Holocaust -
1) An act of mass destruction and loss of life (especially in war or by fire) EXAMPLE: "a nuclear holocaust"
2) The mass murder of Jews under the German Nazi regime from 1941 until 1945.
3) From French holocauste, from Late Latin holocaustum, from the neuter form of Ancient Greek (holos), “‘whole’”) + (kaustos), “‘burnt’”) from (kai?), “‘I burn’”). NOTE: The saline solution used in many abortions burns the babies' delicate skin tissue, and they appear as if they have been passed though a fire.
4) A sacrifice to a god that is completely burned to ashes.
5) The annihilation or near-annihilation of a group of animals or people, whether by natural or deliberate agency.
6) The state-sponsored mass murder of an ethnic group (usually in the minority).

The group being POMGROMed in this particular case is the unborn. And in China and India especially, GIRL babies. This truly continues to be, an on going HOLOCAUST with no visible end in sight.

 

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