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  •  and in other situations, as with apartheid, (1+ / 0-)
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    people have chosen to use public shame as a peacemaking tool, often in lieu of other serious punishment, to reportedly positive effect. There is no one solution for everywhere, and that's part of the reason analogies to other situations are so important in this kind of discussion.

    •  The situation in South Africa (0+ / 0-)

      was quite different from Germany in 1917. Germany was conquered by other countries and had to pay reparations for many years, which intensified the depression.  And who was right or wrong in WW I wasn't comparable to the situation in WW II.

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