Stop and Think

The Power of Pausing

Holocaust Memorial in Berlin (Photo by Dewang Gupta on Unsplash)

In 1961, The New Yorker made the decision to have Hannah Arendt cover the trial of Nazi SS officer Adolph Eichmann.

Arendt was a German-Jewish immigrant who’d fled Nazi persecution decades before. She’d had a front-row seat for what it was like to live under Nazi rule and prejudice and had seen the inside of a concentration camp.