WE MUST REACT N O W, WHILE THERE IS STILL TIME

A few days ago, two members of the Greek Parliament denied  the Holocaust against the Jewish people and the genocide of Pontian Greeks. Mikis Theodorakis reacts to this infamy with the following text:

 

The connective tissue uniting and keeping alive a People is their collective memory, shaped by the great ordeals that threaten our very existence.

The people of my generation who are still alive, especially those who have suffered to the very core of their being the savage storms that test our endurance, are committed to guarding Thermopylae until our last breath. To protect the unwritten Laws which underpin our uniqueness, our solidarity and our need to remain firmly rooted in reality and move ever onward, ever higher.
These unwritten Laws are the Laws of Life, superior to the conventional ones reflecting the social context, which constantly mutates on the surface, while deep down, the roots continue to support the Tree of the People, branches and leaves, flowers and fruits alike.

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