chapter  19
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Beyond Good and Evil

Many scholars of Ha Shoah and communist killings, both those who condone and condemn these crimes, caution against judging Hitler, Stalin, Kim, Mao, Ho and Pol Pot too harshly, or exaggerating the significance of the Nazi and Red Holocausts. They contend that there is a higher court, beyond what Friedrich Nietzsche called good and evil, where the rules set by the International Criminal Court (established July 1, 2002) governing ordinary mortals don’t fully apply, and relatedly that crimes against humanity aren’t the whole story, or even the most important part of the larger scheme.1