Date: Wed, 26 May 1999
From: Peter Meyer
To: Amos Shapir
Subject: Re: Europe

I agree that much in human history can be explained by stupidity. However, I think the amount of evil to be observed in human affairs, past and present, requires more than mere stupidity to explain it.

Reviewing history, we see that there is no degree of folly of which humans are not capable.
Yet we must always hope: Not this time ...