Nuremberg Tribunal: "from small beginnings"

“Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” – George Santayana From Small Beginnings… “Whatever proportions these crimes [in Nazi Germany] finally assumed, it became evident to all who investigated them that they had started from small beginnings. The beginnings at first were merely a subtle shift in emphasis in the basic attitudes of physicians. It started with the acceptance of the attitude, basic in the euthanasia movement, that there is such a thing as a life not worthy to be lived.” Dr. Leo Alexander, Psychiatrist and Chief American Counsel at the Nuremberg Tribunal, “Medical Science Under Dictatorship,” New England Journal of Medicine, 4July...